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Ajayi, who cast his vote at the Polling Unit 004, Apoi Ward 02, Kiribo Ese-Odo local government, expressed disappointment that INEC and security agencies could not conduct free, fair and credible elections in the state.

An thug has been shot by an unknown gunman at the Oke Ijebu area of Akure during the ongoing Saturday governorship election in Ondo State.

The party in a statement on Sunday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said this is despite the recourse to violence, threats, hate comments as well as desperation by the All Progressives Congress and its jittery candidate, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, to manipulate government institutions to work against the people and rig the election for them.

To make matters worse, Obaseki was not just up against one Goliath. He was taking on Goliath Plus, an array of modern and ancient forces comprising the ecclesiastical armies of Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and the revolutionary guard led by Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.

Still about 25.2 per cent of registered voters ventured out to exercise their right of franchise. Out of a total of 2.210,534 million registered voters, about 483,000 did not pick up their voters’ cards, leaving behind a total of 1.7 million accredited voters. Out of these, barely 537,407 voters took part in the exercise, just enough to cover the event with a toga of legitimacy.