Chairman of the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission, OYSIEC, Aare Abiola Olagunju, has revealed why it included the logo of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in ballot papers used for today’s local government election in the state.
The senior advocate, who was fielding questions on Fresh 105.9 FM, said they had awarded contract for the printing or ballot papers, said it was late before APC opted out of the election.
He said having received assurances, from APC and 17 other political parties, OYSIEC had gone ahead with preparations.
Meanwhile, 17 political parties participated in Saturday’s election as APC had last week announced plan to boycott the poll.
Oyo APC, had asked for postponement because it was prevented from participating because of the legal tussle that was recently decided.