By; RALPH OKHIRIA, Benin City
The presidential and national assembly elections held in Edo State was generally peaceful with impressive turnout of voters.
However, there were reported few cases of electoral fraud across the state.
But former chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has expressed happiness over the hug turnout of voters at today’s presidential and national assembly election in Edo state.
Chief Oyegun who made the remarks while speaking with journalists in Benin City, shortly after casting his vote in Oredo ward 1, unit 2, also commended the massive turn out of voters.
The former National chairman of APC said ,”I am highly impressived at the turn out of voters, it has never been as high as this since I have being voting in this unit.
“It has shown that the awareness of Nigerians as to who govern them, and i hope and pray that they continue in this way throughout the election”, he added.
Similarly, National President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, (PFN), Rev Felix Omobude voted in Oredo ward 8 unit 9 at about 12.30pm.
Rev Omobude who described the election as smooth, orderly and peaceful, expressed the hoped that the entire election process will be a huge success.
The PFN National President however appealed to the officials of INEC and security agencies to do everything possible to maintain the smoothness recorded so far.
He also appealed to all the contestants in the election to accept the out come of the election.