Ahead of the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State, participating candidates have signed a pact to ensure a violence-free election.
Naija News reports that the candidates also signed to accept the outcome of the exercise.
All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and those of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede, the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) and Akeredolu’s deputy, Agboola Ajayi alongside thirteen other candidates signed the Peace Accord.
The peace pact signing was facilitated by the National Peace Committee headed by former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (Rtd).
The signing was witnessed by National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Yakubu Mahmood; Sultan of Sokoto Abukabar Saa’d; Bishop of Sokoto Diocese Hassan Kukah; former Bishop of Abuja Diocese John Onaiyekan and traditional rulers, among others.