Monday June 27, 2022 4:01 PM

Ekiti Poll: Coalition of Observers urges Oni, others to accept defeat

Observers  that monitored the June 18 governorship election in Ekiti State has appealed to candidates who lost  in the contest to accept the outcome and embrace the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) and winner, Biodun Oyebanji for peace to reign.

Describing the election as credible, the coalition focused on the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Segun Oni and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bisi Kolawole, who had threatened litigation

A statement issued ,in Ado Ekiti, by the leader of the coalition, Victor Kalu, praised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies for their neutrality during the election.

“The exercise met required international standard for credible democratic election. The result should be accepted by all as a true reflection of the will of Ekiti people.

“Since INEC had announced a clear winner, the rest of the candidates should see themselves as co-winners and toe the path of peace by congratulating the clear winner for the good and progress of the state

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