Browsing: Edo poll

Ortom, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, said that Obaseki’s victory was a “true reflection of the wishes of Edo people and not the machinations of some individuals and self-acclaimed gods”.

Quoting copiously from Article 21 section three, of the UDHR, the group pointed out: “The will of the people shall be the basis of the
authority of government. This will shall be expressed periodically through genuine elections, which shall be by universal and equal
suffrage and shall be held by secret vote or equivalent free voting procedures,” The EDF clamoured that nobody or group has the right therefore to impede voters from exercising their rights to vote at any given election

Soyebi noted that the commission has successfully implemented 12 out of 14 conditions set for a successful election, but however received official communication from the police and DSS drawing their attention on the need to postpone the election