OSUN GUBER YIAGA AFRICA KNOCKS APC, PDP OVER VOTE BUYING IN SATURDAY’S POLLS
A civil society group , Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa says vote buying and inducement of electorates marred the just concluded Osun State governorship election.
YIAGA Africa is one of the CSO’s accredited to monitor conduct of the polls .
Addressing journalists at the a press briefing this afternoon, Chairman Board of YIAGA-Africa, Dr HUSSAINI ABDU blamed the two leading parties of the exercise ; All Progressives Congress APC and People’s Democratic Party PDP off paying electorates from the range of N2000 – N4,000 to but them over.
Dr ABDU who commended Independent National Electoral commission INEC, security officials and residents of the state for peaceful conduct of the polls also calls for proper audit of new polls and impose sanctions on those involved in election malpractices.
Meanwhile vote collation is ongoing at polling units across the state ahead of the final announcement by INEC later tonight .