THE General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has described the re-election of the Ondo State governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, as clean, transparent and peaceful.
AKURE — FOUR leaders of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, in Ondo State have been arrested and detained at the Criminal Investigation Department, CID, Akure, for allegedly absconding with the money meant for governorship election of the party in the state.
THE Mimiko Campaign Organisation, MCO, yesterday said that the outcome of the governorship election in the state was the beginning of the liberation of the South-West region.
THE Civil society groups that observed the last Saturday governorship election in Ondo State have described it as the most credible election in the country in recent times but added, however, that the heavy presence of security personnel actually scared voters away.
AS jubilation greeted the declaration of Dr. Olusegun Mimiko as the winner of the last Saturday governorship election in Ondo State, leaders of the PDP in the state have paid a congratulatory visit to him.
NIGER State Governor and Chairman of Northern Governors Forum, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, yesterday, congratulated Governor Olusegun Mimiko on his victory in the governorship election.
NIGERIA Labour Congress, NLC, has described the victory of Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State, in Saturday gubernatorial election as a renewed hope for the nation’s democracy.
THE governorship election in Ondo State was one election that generated heat not only in the polity and more so in the south west.
Some industrialists on Sunday advised the re-elected governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, to take urgent steps to woo investors to exploit the potentials of the state in full.
The outcome of yesterday’s gubernatorial election may have drawn a curtain on plans for regional integration by the Action Congress of Nigeria , ACN, the dominant political party in the region, but the proportion of votes mustered by the victorious incumbent is troubling.
ABUJA- SENATE President David Mark Sunday congratulated the incumbent governor of Ondo State and the Governor-elect in the Saturday gubernatorial election, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko.
ABUJA- THE National Leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has accepted defeat and congratulated the Governor-elect in the Saturday Ondo State gubernatorial election, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko.
BY EMMAN OVUAKPORIE
ABUJA-SPEAKER of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Sunday, congratulated Dr. Olusegun Mimiko over his re-election as Governor of Ondo State for a second term.
In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Malam Imam Imam, Tambuwal noted that Mimiko’s victory was a manifestation of [...]
President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Dr Olesegun Mimiko, the declared winner of yesterday’s governorship election in Ondo state.
In a tweet, by Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, the President congratulated him on his victory in the election just as he commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and security agencies.
The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has said Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State was marred by irregularities and widespread violence that either scared away many voters or significantly affected voting in many polling units.
Governor Segun Mimiko was Saturday, on course for a historic re-election after first results showed him dusting his two major opponents in their respective homes in the gubernatorial election in Ondo State.
Results that emerged from Ondo State Governorship election have shown that the incumbent governor and Labour Party candidate, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has defeated his arch rival, Rotimi Akeredolu of the Action Congress of Nigeria in Akeredolu’s ward.
The Ondo Guber election process which commence at about 8am Saturday is coming to an end in some parts of Ondo State.
ACN governorship candidate in Saturday’s election in Ondo State ,Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has expressed satisfaction with the large turnout of voters in his Unit 6 Oke-Ijebu, Owo, Polling Unit.
One alleged party agent, (name withheld) was caught at ward 7 Akure garage, Ondo, close to Mimiko’s polling booth distributing N10,000 to each security official.
The Ondo state governorship election kicked off on Saturday, with massive voter turnout and some logistic problems.
Below are reports from different parts of the state on materials distribution and accreditation
Prof. Layi Olurode, an INEC National Commissioner, has directed that more electoral staff be sent to polling booths with very large turnout of voters.
The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has raised the alarm over acts of thuggery, irregularities and delay in the distribution of election materials during today’s governorship election in Ondo State.
INEC has commence accreditation of voters in most part of Ondo State
The ACN guber candidate Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has called all the Ondo people to take the money being offered to them by politicians but that they should vote the right candidate according to their conscience.
The much awaited Ondo guber election is here. No election has gathered so much public attention, in recent times, as the October 20 poll in this South West state: Governor Mimiko is fighting the political battle of his life; Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, is poised to wrestle power in its integration of the region; while PDP will stop at nothing to register its presence in this politically dynamic region, where it once held sway.
Ahead of the governorship elections holding in Ondo State today, and following allegations of planned violence, rigging and other electoral malpractices by contestants, Inspector General of police, Mohammed Abubakar has warned trouble makers, ballot box snatchers or riggers that they would have themselves to blame if the prevalent peace is not allowed to reign as his men are fully prepared for any eventuality.
Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election, ministries, banks and some other institutions on Friday closed for the day at about 12 p.m in Akure, the Ondo capital, and some other parts of the state.
ATLEAST 15 persons were held Friday in Akure, Ondo State capital over illegal voting ahead of today’s governorship election.