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Vol 61 No 21

Published 22nd October 2020


States carry on regardless

Rival candidates in Ondo State's elections campaigned for their national ambitions more than local issues

After losing the Edo state elections last month, the ruling All Progressives' Congress (APC) held on to Rotimi Akeredolu's governorship of Ondo State on 10 October – a result that keeps the country's two main parties more or less in balance. The parties' growing distance from grassroots concerns was exposed by the fact that neither of them campaigned on the issues of police brutality or state accountability.

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