Voter apathy characterises election in Ondo

The turnout of voters in Saturday’s House of Assembly elections in Ondo State has been low.

Governorship election is not held in the state.

Vehicular movement was noticed unrestrained, contrary to the restriction order by the police.

Although there were roadblocks in major towns and cities, the vehicles were eventually allowed to pass through the barricades.

Most of the polling units visited by Your Senator Writa in the Akure metropolis witnessed a scanty turnout of voters and as a result, INEC staff were virtually doing nothing.

At Fiwasaye Open Field, Akure, Ward 5 Unit 36 with 80 registered voters, as of 9.21 am, the turnout was also very low, with a few voters walking in to cast their votes.

Even though INEC officials arrived at polling units on time at 8:00 a.m., voting did not commence until around 9:00 a.m. in many units.

However, the outing appeared encouraging at Oba Ile, in Akure North Local Government Area, where voters trooped out in their num


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