The Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) has stated that the Edo election was top-of-the-line ever performed.
INEC made the declaration at a gathering with conventional rulers in Ondo State on Thursday.
The electoral umpire appealed to them to advertise peace and guarantee voters adjust to COVID-19 protocols through the October 10 governorship election.
INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made three requests.
“First, to proceed to enchantment to political events’ candidates and their supporters for peace, as you could have all the time achieved in your domains.
“Secondly, to name in your folks to look at the foundations of non-public and public security. That is an election performed within the context of a worldwide well being emergency -the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Thirdly, we search your prayers for peace in Ondo State. We additionally search your prayers for INEC that the election to be held on Saturday will probably be peaceable, free, truthful, clear, and credible.”
Noting that “Edo was a very good election”, he expressed INEC’s willpower of a greater train in Ondo.
He admitted that there was rigidity earlier than the Edo ballot.
Yakubu stated: “It was top-of-the-line elections performed by the Fee such that it stays the one governorship election within the historical past of Edo State since 1999 whose consequence was not challenged in courtroom.”