#OsunDecides2018: Big Day Arrives As 48 Candidates Jostle To Become Next Governor Of Osun State

Voting INEC

The day has finally arrived when the people of Osun state would troop out to elect the next governor of the state, signalling the end of the current administration.

The people would, today at the polls, pick one of 48 candidates to replace Governor Rauf Aregbesola.

With over 1.6 million registered voters, 3,010 polling units spread across 30 local government areas, the election is seen as a final test for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) before the 2019 general elections.

Ahead of the election, INEC announced a ban on the use of smartphones, cameras and recording devices in polling booths.

INEC also announced that it would be using a Braille ballot guide for visually impaired voters for the first time during the election.

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