At least 18 registered political parties have shown readiness for the upcoming local government elections in Oyo State.
This was made known by the Chairman of Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission, Isiaka Olagunju in Ibadan on Sunday.
According to the commission, the local government election is slated to hold in April 2024.
The commission boss said that eighteen registered political parties have indicated interest to participate in the election, according to Daily Post.
He said, “18 registered political parties in the State have shown interest in participating in the forthcoming election.
“We did our best during the local government council elections conducted in 2021; election is a process and there is room for improvement.
“Things are improving; recently, the commission observed primaries of some political parties, this was different from the past; the process went peacefully and successfully.
“This is the spirit I want all the political parties and electorates to take to the election so that the election can be peaceful and credible”.