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OGUN: Low voter turn out as Obasanjo casts his vote in Abeokuta

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Bespectacled former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has fulfilled his civic responsibility by casting his vote in the ongoing Governorship and State Assembly polls.

Reports say the leader cast his vote at about 10:04am in Ward 11, Unit 22, Abeokuta North LG, in Owu, Abeokuta, Ogun State, before a group of camera-clicking journalists and other waiting voters.

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INEC officials, have, however, are complaining about the low voter turnout in the state as 41 candidates contest for the seat of the governor with the battle set to be keenly contested between Adedapo Abiodun (APC), Buruji Kashamu (PDP) and Adekunle Akinlade of the APM.

Ogun state has found itself in a political crisis as incumbent governor, Ibikunle Amosun, who became senator-elect on the APC platform, has been openly soliciting votes for Adekunle Akinlade of the APM.

Recall that Amosun was also suspended days ago by National Working Committee of APC alongside Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, for anti-party activities.

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