The word 'coup' is most times synonymous with the military.

The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State Senator Ademola Adeleke, has however described the ongoing rerun election in seven units in the state as a ‘coup'.

Adeleke, who spoke in Osun , said that supporters of the PDP were being denied access to ballot papers in the governorship rerun election.

“What is happening in Osun State now is not an election. What we have is a coup.  That is what we are witnessing now.

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“Our supporters are being harassed and are not allowed to vote at all. Let the whole world know that this is not democracy, ” he said.

Meanwhile voting has begun in Ife.

The atmosphere is tense and the media might be given limited access to cover the process with an overflow of security operatives all over the polling areas.

Roads blocked, people left stranded in traffic and pure determination from some residents that have refused to be intimidated.

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