BY DAYO JOHNSON
AKURE— SECURITY personnel from 11 states of the federation including military men are to be deployed to maintain peace in the October 20 governorship election in Ondo State.
Also, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has promised to make the governorship election an improvement of the one that held in Edo State.
Addressing stakeholders in Akure, the Ondo State capital on the display of voters register ahead of the election, the State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Akin Orebiyi, said that materials for the October 20 election will arrive in all the wards across the state on Friday, October 19.
Orebiyi said that the Commission is well prepared for any antics that the politicians may want to play during the election to circumvent the efforts of the commission in ensuring a free and fair election.
“We have put in place machinery to ensure that the October 20 governorship election is an improvement of that of Edo State. In fact, this coming election will be the best ever conducted by INEC and it is going to be a model.
“With adequate security personnel’s including the Military men then we are sure that this election will not only be free but will be fair.