It was a carnival-like event as officials of the National Orientation Agency, NOA stormed Ile -Oluji, the headquarters of Ile -Oluji/Oke-Igbo council in Ondo State to sensitise the people against electoral violence.

The NOA state director , Mrs Adelayo Adefolalu told the people of the need to troop out in large number to vote for candidates of their choice in the rescheduled state house of assembly elections .


Mrs Adefolalu enjoined the market men and women not to be discouraged by the change in date for the election but see it as an opportunity for thorough mobilisation to get people to vote for the right candidates that would speed up development in their area.

The NOA boss also interacted with various artisans’ associations including barbers and tailors, Hausa / Fulani community, farmers groups and members of staff of Ile -Oluji/Oke-Igbo local government secretariat.

She informed them of the second phase of soft loans by the federal government to empower the people.

Speaking with Radio Nigeria, the chief Imam of Ile -Oluji Alhaji Amuda Niyu appealed to NOA to ensure that more people were captured in the loan disbursement.

Also speaking a director at Ile Oluji/Oke -Igbo council , Prince Kunle Adeuga, appealed to the participants to desist from making inciting comments at the venues of election.

Large numbers of workers, traders, religious leaders, security personnel, environment officers including NOA Officers in the council area led by the coordinator , Mrs Oluwatoyin Adu attended the event.

Earlier, Mrs Adefolalu and her team were also at the palace of the Iralepo of Isinkan to sensitize the people of government economic policies that improve their business and the need to shun voter apathy, thuggery,vote buying in the elections.

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