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No ban on political rallies, in Ekiti State but… - Police

By The Citizen
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Ado Ekiti - Ekiti State Police Command, weekend, said it had not banned political rallies by politicians, saying, however, it frowned at procession that contradicted provision of Electoral Act 2011, as amended which 'stipulates 90 days to an election for holding of campaign rallies.'

Speaking in Ado Ekiti, the Command's Public Relations Officer, Mr. Victor Babayemi, assured that the command would not  associate with any political party or  give undue advantage to any aspirant  ahead of 2014 governorship election  in the state.

According to him: 'We have not banned political rallies in Ekiti; what we are defending is strict compliance with the provision of Section 99 of the Electoral Act.