Saturday ,16th October ,2022 witnessed the election  of  all the 69 Contestants  of the All Progressive Congress(APC) to the local government offices in Osun State.


The Chairman of  the State Independent  Electoral Commission(OSIEC), Mr Segun  Oladitan , who announced  the results of the exercise  on Sunday  in Osogbo said the APC also secured  all the 393 councilorship  seats in  the State.


According to him, the contestants  were returned unopposed.



Low turnout of voters was recorded   and the election took off by only  the APC with the ballot papers  used for voting  having only  the inscription  of ‘’YES’’ OR ‘’NO’’  on it.




Oladitan said, the issuance  of the certificate  of Returns  and the declaration  of winners  were done  in harmony with section 35 of the Osun State  Independent  Electoral  Commission 2022 Act and Sections 105(1) and 106(4)(a)(b) of the Electoral Act.




Olaitan says,’’I  have the privilege  to announce  to you that  the candidates , having fulfilled  the requirements  of the 1999 Constitution(as amended), the Electoral  Act 2022 and the  Law of Osun  State Independent Electoral Commission , 2022 are hereby  declared  and returned  unopposed in their respective  Local Government Areas, Local  Council, Development Areas and Area Councils’’.




Meanwhile, today, Monday , 17th October,2022, the Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega  Oyetola has sworn in  the elected  Chairmen  and issued  Certificates  of return to them  to this effect.




The elected  Chairmen have been  admonished  to focus  on grassroots developments across  the State .

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