Low Voter Turnout Mars Lagos LGA Election

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There was a low turn out of voters in many polling units in areas like Alimosho, Epe, Mushin, Odi-Olowo and Badagry Local Government Areas, as Lagosians elect local government officials today.

In Badagry, Awhajigoh Ward C, electoral officers arrived at the venue at 8:20am, duly observing covid-19 protocol and they were seen to also arrive at the venue with hand sanitizers, encouraging voters to observe the Covid-19 guidelines as well.

At Ajara-topa Ward C, Mr. Babatunde Hunpe, the lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency in the House of Reps said it not too late for voters to come out to cast their votes.

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Election Commenced 9:30am at Alimosho Local Government, Polling Unit 038A, Baruwa Road, Ward 07 Ipaja North.

At 8:30am, officials of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) arrived and their election materials were delivered around 9:05am with election commencing at 9:30am.

Voters were seen in few numbers at the centre and other centres around, while the COVID-19 and social distancing protocols were enforced by the security personnel.

Shops were seen open, private car owners and commercial bike riders were seen operating in the area.

Also, at Epe, polling unit 02, ward D, Oke Balogun Central Mosque there was also low turnout of voters, accreditation and voting commenced at 9:50am with Covid-19 protocol duly observed.

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Report shows that at Mushin and Odi-Olowo, the exercise started at 9:45am and was characterized by the late arrival of voting materials and low turn out of voters.

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