Six days to the Ondo State Governorship Election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has dismissed calls for the postponement of the election.
This is coming on the heels of calls by the Markafi faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the postponement of the election over ongoing legal battles to determine the rightful candidate of the party.
Also, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday, led national leaders of the party, including Senate President, Bukola Saraki, state governors, ministers, National Chairman of the Party, John Odigie Oyegun and members of the National Working Committee of the party to the grand finale rally of the party in Akure, Ondo State capital.
President Buhari who arrived Akure to the waiting hands of the state governor, Olusegun Mimiko and the held a private meeting with the former aspirants of the party, Akeredolu and leaders of the party in the state.
Speaking at a meeting, he said the unity of the party was crucial for the outcome of next Saturday’s election.