Saturday 22 August 2020

OSUN LG ELECTION: OSIEC yet to submit a budget.......Parliamentary or presidential system of LG admin..The ruling party shall listen to the yearning of the people, Famodun affirms

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Contrary to the fake news that circulated on social media during the week, our investigation at has revealed that the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC) is yet to submit budget for the conduct of the 2020/21 Local Government election in the state.

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The tenure of the current Chairmen and their parliamentarians in various Local Government Areas extends till February 2021 and we have earlier published that a total of 16 political parties have registered with the OSIEC to participate in the next election though no date has been declared by the commission.

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Some Facebook timelines have posted during the week that the OSIEC had submitted N3billion budget for the conduct of the election to Governor Gboyega Oyetola but Kakakioodua investigation has revealed that the commission is yet to conclude on its budget nor decide on a date for the election.

In a related development the Osun State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Prince Gboyega Famodun has said that the party will listen to the yearnings of the electorate and respond to the conduct of the local government election whenever OSIEC is ready to conduct it.

Famodun who spoke on a radio programme reacted to the the rumours making the rounds that the government will soon introduce Caretaker Management Committee across the state and change from the parliamentary system to presidential system.

"when we get to the bridge, we shall devise a worthy means of crossing it and we shall listen to the voice of the majority of the electorates." Osun APC Chairman said.

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