EKITI – The candidates of the All Progressives Congress have cleared all the 16 Chairmanship seats in the local government election conducted in Ekiti State on Saturday.
According to the Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission, Justice Jide Aladejana, a total of 14 political parties participated in the election, including the APC and the opposition People’s Democratic Party(PDP).
However, the Chairman denied the story making the round that there was sporadic shooting which led to the death of one Dotun Kosedake at Okitiko unit, Araromi ward in Ikere during the election, saying.
Investigation revealed that no one was shot at the polling unit.
He said that the violence that erupted in the area, which he ascribed to cult clash was not within the precinct of the polling unit.