- SDP's governorship candidate in the ongoing Ekiti gubernatorial election is getting a lot of support from aged persons
- During the election on Saturday, June 18, the former governor got the blessing of some old women who also prayed for him
- One of the women was dancing energetically for Oni as captured in a set of photos taken by Legit.ng which is monitoring the election
Ekiti - Old women in Ifaki Ekiti have shown their love for the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Olusegun Oni.
The old women who are over 70 years took turns to shower passionate prayers on him.
According to them, it will be well for their son, Segun.
A lot of residents were on ground to receive him as he walks to his polling unit.
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The governorship candidate will be voting close to his family house at Ward 6, polling 2, Oriolode.
In a similar development, an old woman dances in support of Oni was seen dancing for him.
The woman was said to have stopped his entourage as he moved towards his polling unit.
The woman who was visibly thrilled by the ambition of Oni was dancing for some minutes even after the candidate went on to vote.
Ekiti 2022: Women to decide governorship election, records 51 percent of registered voters
Reports made available to Legit.ng had confirmed that women would be deciding who became the next governor of Ekiti state.
According to an observation report by Yiaga Africa, data from the INEC voter register has revealed that 988, 923 voters are expected to vote in the gubernatorial election in Ekiti slated for Saturday, June 18.
Interestingly, Legit.ng gathered that more women registered to vote to make up 51 percent of the 988, 923 voters.
Young voters between the ages of 18-34 constitute 38.56% of the voters in Ekiti state.
Ekiti 2022: 541 trained observers to monitor governorship election across 16 LGAs
In a similar development, Yiaga Africa says it had trained 541 citizen observers billed to monitor the entire stages of the election in Ekiti.
These observers were expected to be deployed to all the 16 local government areas of the state to monitor and observe the governorship polls.