The member of Ekiti State House of Assembly has disapproved and condemned the result of the Governorship election held in the state on Saturday by the independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
According to report gathered the members has adjourned sitting till October 8,2018 do to alleged harassment of member’s by security agency.
The adjournment followed a motion moved by the Leader of Business, Akinyele Olatunji. Speaking at the House plenary in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday, Olatunji described the process leading to the election and final results as unfortunate.
He condemned the harassment of Governor Ayodele Fayose, Peoples Democratic Party leaders across the state and members of the state assembly by security men.
The Chairman, House Committee on Information, Samuel Omotoso, said the election did not meet all democratic credentials.
He pointed out that the election was marred by outright brigandage, vote buying and falsification of results.
The Deputy Whip, Ekundayo Akinleye, remarked that the outcome of the election had shown that Nigerians should not expect free and fair elections in 2019.
The Speaker of the Assembly, Kola Oluwawole, described the election as a show of shame with thugs and security men openly working for the opposition All Progressives Congress.
Oluwawole alleged that figures were brazenly doubled to favour the declared winner and expressed confidence that the stolen mandate would soon be retrieved.
The lawmakers called on the security agencies to leave Ekiti State to allow government business to thrive unhindered.