We Witnessed What Appeared To Be Incidents Of Interference And Intimidation Of Voters – Commissions
On Thursday, the missions of the United Kingdom, the European Union and the United States have given their appraisals of the Osun State governorship rerun election.
The missions, who were on the ground to monitor the exercise on Thursday, said they have received reports of incidents of intimidation and harassment of voters during the rerun election.
John F. Bray, the US Consul General, while reading the missions’ joint report on the election said, “The missions of the United States, European Union and the United Kingdom observed voting at polling stations in Osun today (Thursday).
“We witnessed what appeared to be incidents of interference and intimidation of voters and have reports of harassment of party monitors, journalists and domestic observers.
“We are very concerned by these reports and we will be checking with stakeholders to determine the facts. We call on all stakeholders to remain calm.”