Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state has commended the peaceful conduct of the Local Government election in the state.
The governor disclosed this on Saturday after casting his vote at ward 9, unit 20 in Community High School, Oluyole, Ibadan.
Ajimobi commended the people for supporting the process, adding that the purpose of government is to ensure peace, security and socio-economic well-being of the people.
He said; “Everybody is well organized as you can see. I really commend our people for their peaceful conduct and for their support for a smooth electoral process.
“It is great that Oyo State has moved from the era of brigandage for which it was known before the inception of our administration.”
On his part, the State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Odude, said that he moved around the metropolis and was satisfied with the peaceful conduct of the election.
Odude, who assured that a comprehensive report would be released after the election, described the election as peaceful, free and fair.