They urged Nigerians to emphasise competence rather than dwelling on religious sentiment ahead of next year’s general elections.
The event billed for August 31 is meant to mark the beginning of a new year according to Islamic calendar.
The speaker lamented that insecurity had continued despite the federal government’s huge deployment of resources.
“You introduce excise duty maybe to discourage the consumption of certain products like alcohol, like tobacco and many pieces where you didn’t produce it.”
The governor-elect is accusing the incumbent of plans to divert state resources in the guise of embarking on “emergency awards of contracts worth several billions of naira”
Dotun Babayemi is seeking to upturn the election of governor-elect Ademola Adeleke as the PDP candidate for the July 16 Osun guber election.
Mr Oyetola is seeking a second term of four years, which either Messrs Adeleke or Lasun could deny him.
Some voters were seen moving around, trying to locate their new voting centre, while some tired of moving around were returning home.
Demonstrators from Modakeke are alleging that INEC trespassed by creating new polling units for Ile-Ife on their land.
It is said that following intervention from some top government officials, Asiri Eniba was released and placed under the Army’s watch.