The Osun State Commissioner for Youths, Sport and Special Needs, Mr. Stephen Kola-Balogun, has decried the alleged collection of voter cards from youths and the elderly people by some politicians across the state.
Speaking with reporters in Osogbo yesterday, Kola-Balogun described the act as undemocratic, wicked and criminal. He urged politicians to desist from such action or be ready to face the wrath of the law.
According to him, “it has come to my notice that some people are currently collecting voters cards of youths in exchanged for N10,000 while the elderly ones are being tricked to submit their voters card for peanuts”.
The Osun Commissioner, a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, led by Rauf Aregbesola is calling on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to take immediate action.
The People’s Democratic Party, PDP candidate Iyiola Omisore is a major contender in the August 9th governorship elections and the APC led government is not loosing sleep over the process, following the fallout of the Ekiti polls.