In a statement issued on Sunday by its National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education, Solomon Soyebi, the commission, however, appealed to residents to remain calm and peaceful during the rerun scheduled to hold on September 27.

The Returning Officer for the election, Professor Joseph Afuape, had declared the poll inconclusive.

According to the electoral body, the reason for the decision was because the number of cancelled votes were higher than the margin between the two top candidates.