The indigenes of Osun State in southwest Nigeria will be deciding their fate come tomorrow, 16 July 2022 when a new governor will be voted in, in the state. The incumbent Governor Gboyega Oyetola is the All-Progressives Congress -APC’s flagbearer at the elections and his major opponent is Peoples Democratic Party -PDP’s Ademola Adeleke.
Some of the other governorship candidates for the Osun 2022 elections are Yusuff Lasun of the Labour Party, Akin Ogunbiyi of the Accord Party, and Omigbodun Akinrinola of the Social Democratic Party.
Out of the fifteen candidates vying for the governorship title in the state, none is a female. All of them are males. Meanwhile, out of the fifteen deputy governorship candidates, only six out of fifteen are females.
Meanwhile, the Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission -INEC in Osun state, Professor Ganiyu Raji has stated that the electoral board is fully ready for tomorrow’s polls in the state.
The REC has further announced that he was prepared to hand over any individual seen, involving him or herself in election malpractices to the security agencies, to guarantee that history would not repeat itself as was seen in the Ekiti Elections held last month.