#LagosByeElections: Low voter turnout recorded in Ibeju Lekki, Epe


There is a low turnout of citizens in Ibeju-Lekki, Epe, and Eredo nearby the government zones of Lagos state.

The Lagos East senatorial bye-political decision political race is occurring in five neighborhood government territories of Shomolu, Kosofe, Ikorodu, Ibeju-Lekki, and Epe.

Twelve up-and-comers are challenging to top off the Lagos east senatorial seat at the public get together which got empty after the demise of Adebayo Osinowo in June 2020.

The Independent National Electoral Commission said 1,343,448 occupants of the locale are qualified to cast a ballot in the political decision.

Nonetheless, passing by past experience, under 25 percent of the individuals on the register may go up to cast a ballot.

At Polling Unit 009, Open Space, Baale’s House, Ibeju-Lekki, INEC authorities were at that point on the ground as ahead of schedule as 8 am nevertheless not a solitary citizen appeared.

The polling officer at the unit told our reporter that they’re still hoping electorate will start coming by 8:30am since the election ends by 2:30pm.

Also, voting started late at the junction of Ajewole, Polling Unit 006, Ibeju Lekki LGA with low voterturn out.

In Epe, voting started earlier at R.C.M Primary School, Odomola, Epe, Polling Unit, 002, 004 and but the card reader at 005 failed and delayed the process a little.

News360 Info also observed that there’s vehicular movement in the areas and some shops and residents are going about their normal business despite the restriction of movement by the police in the area.

However, the exercise has been peaceful so far with the presence of security operatives.


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