As the people of Ogun state elect their administrators across the 20 local government areas of the state, tension has gripped residents of the state following the allegation levelled against the incumbent governor Ibikunle Amosun of planning to rig the election.
The police and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence in the state are however blowing hot against trouble makers during the election.
No fewer than three thousands security operatives have been deployed to all the polling units in all the local government areas of the state. To worsen the situation,the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abeokuta South local government raised the alarm that Governor Ibikunle Amosun and his party, Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), have perfected plan to rig Saturday’s council elections.
The party alleged that the sitting government in conjuction with State Independent Electoral Commission has planned to manipulate the Saturday council poll in favour of the ruling Action Congress of Nigeria(A C N).
The allegation was contained in a statement signed by the party election committe secretary Farouk Akintunde made available to newsmen in Abeokuta.