The Chairman, Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission, (OYSIEC ), Aare Isiaka Abiola Olagunju, has solicited the support of security agencies in Oyo State, with a view to achieving credible and peaceful local government council elections.
Olagunju said this during a courtesy visit to the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp’s (NSCDC ) Oyo State Command’s Office, at Agodi Ibadan.
He reiterated the Commission’s commitment to conduct Local Government election that would be void of any form of voters’ harassment and intimidation.
Olagunju, hinted further that the commission would not relent in its awareness and advocacy drive, driving home the importance of massive participation of residents at the electoral process.
On the likely date for the conduct of elections, Olagunju said building people’s trust and confidence remain the focus of the commission at the moment, having identified both as core challenges before the commission .
While commending the NSCDC for maintaining peace and order in the society, Olagunju allayed fears of the populace on various inadequacies attributed to past local government council elections in the state.