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#OndoDecides2020: Sudden Outburst Of Rain Disperses Voters In PDP Cnadidate Jegede's Polling Unit

A sudden outburst of rain dispersed voters on queue at PU 009, ward 02, Akure South LGA, as they awaited their turn to cast their votes.

The PDP governorship candidate, Eyitayo Jegede, was also standing on the queue when the rain started.

Some of his supported had pleased with him to cone forwarded to cast his vote because of the impending rain.

Mr Jegede insisted he would stay on the queue. The appeal was still ongoing when the rain suddenly came pouring down heavily. 

The accreditation exercise as of the time of filing this report had stopped momentarily because of the rain.

However, those who were earlier screened for covid-19 and checked were allowed to continue the process around the desk of polling officials where the rain is not reaching.

Aides of the candidate had to escort Mrs Jegede to a waiting vehicle when the rain seemed to have made the area where they were standing uncomfortable.

A similar situation was reported in Owo earlier in the morning when torrential rain interrupted the process.

Owo is the hone town of the incumbent governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, while Akure is Mr Jegede's home.

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