The incumbent Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola has admonished electorates to stay clear of violence in the ongoing gubernatorial election in the state.
HausaToday understands that Oyetola is seeking a second-term under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Oyetola, who is yet to cast his vote, took to his Twitter page this morning to encourage voters to maintain orderliness as they exercise their civic rights.
While praying for a peaceful, free, fair and credible election, the governor appealed to APC members to portray the party and themselves in the best possible form.
He tweeted: “My good people of Osun, As we go to the polls today, let us go about it peacefully. Let us eschew violence, brigandage, disorderliness or anything that could disrupt the peaceful atmosphere we all have been enjoying in the State
“As stakeholders, it is our responsibility to ensure that Osun maintain its status as the most peaceful state in Nigeria.
“Let me in particular appeal to members and supporters of our great party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, to exercise their civic rights peacefully.
“However, portray yourselves and the party in the best possible form of comportment and orderliness.I equally urge other political gladiators to promote peace and tranquillity. Our peaceful coexistence supersedes any political ambition.
“Therefore, I wish us all a peaceful, free, fair and credible election. God be with us. Amen.”