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Osun Speaker Rt Hon Timothy, Appraises INEC For Usage Of BVAS In Osun Election



The Speaker of Osun State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Timothy Owoeye, has appraised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for usage of the Bimodal Voter Authentication System in the ongoing Osun Election.

Owoeye stressed that the technology has really improved the credibility of the poll and gave olitical actors and voters with more confidence in the electoral system.

The Speaker, while speaking with Journalists in Ilesa at his polling unit, Bolorunduro, Oro Ajimoko Primary School, ward 10, unit 06, Ilesa East, Ilesa.

He commended the process, saying the introduction of BVAS has made it easier for voters to vote quickly.

“I’ve seen meaningful improvement and development as far as the voting process is concerned. The introduction of BVAS into our electoral process has made it easier for voters to vote quickly. And I’d like to say that INEC has improved in this process.

“As far as where I voted is concerned, the machines are working perfectly, without any disturbance to the process.

Speaking on the violence and disturbance, the Ijesa born politician said there have not been any record of violence anywhere in the town

“As far as this town is concerned, we are law abiding citizens and we know that if you fail to comport yourself, you will find yourself where you don’t like. And as far as this election is concerned we have not recorded any casualties or heard any alarm from any area. ”

Speaking on the turn out of Electorates, Owoeye said that the turn of voters is highly impressive.

“The turn out of voters is highly impressive. Compared to that of 2018, there is an improvement; and if you look at the way the electorate have comported themselves, you’ll notice orderliness in what they’re doing.”

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