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At Last, OSIEC Announces Date For Local Government Election



The Chairman, Osun Independent Electoral Commission, (OSIEC), Otunba Segun Oladitan, has said that the local government Election will be conducted on the 15, October, 2022.

The OSIEC Chairman made the disclosure at a press conference, held on Monday in Osogbo, Osun State capital.

“Gentlemen of the Presss, the commission is happy to inform you and the general public that the Local Government Elections in Osun State of Nigeria shall be conducted on the 15th day of October, 2022.

“You would kindly recollect that when this Commission conducted
elections in January 2018, it was based on parliamentary system. I have the pleasure to inform you that the elections we are conducting this
2022 shall be on presidential system whereby Chairmen of Local Government Councils shall be elected directly and the Ward Councillors shall be elected separately.

“For some time now, the Commission had been making necessary contacts with relevant Stakeholders and carrying out in-house preparations for the conduct of Local Government Elections.

“As recent as Friday the 12th day of August, 2022 the Commission had parley with all the political parties in the State where they were informed of the
impending conduct of the elections.

In accordance with the Oath which we Members of the Commission took we shall ensure that the elections are free, fair, transparent and credible.

We therefore seek for the support of you the Fourth Estate of the realm is giving balanced, fair and impartial reportage of our activities before, during and after the elections.”

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