Between 7:45 AM and 8:00 AM, heavy vehicular and human traffic is reported between Ikeja and Ojodu Berger, defying
the restriction of movement order on election day.
At 7:48 AM, security officials, voters and party some party agents take their stands awaiting the arrival of INEC officials at the Ojodu Berger Garage Polling
Despite assurances by INEC of timely arrival of electoral officials and materials, many polling units are empty in Ijaiye at 8:25 AM.
At 7:54 AM, electoral officials arrived Polling Unit 32, Ward 7, Mushin, Lagos. There are issues of some missing non-sensitive materials in some polling units. The materials include ‘Voting in Progress’ sign, gun, stamp pad and fingerprints pad in polling unit 33, Ward 7, Mushin, Lagos. The presiding officer had to move to
At 9:00AM, INEC officials arrive polling Unit 076, Ward C, Alimosho LGA, Lagos.
At Alagbole Akute Road, by Church Street Junction at Ojodu in Ogun State, voters have turned polling areas to party venue, consuming assorted alcoholic brands. Security official have no idea why INEC official were yet to arrive at about 10:00AM.
But they eventually arrived. Voters are now on the queue expecting take-off of accreditation.
At Iwo Street, there are three units: two on Iwo and one at Adebayo Street. INEC officials are allowing party agents to vote first in order to face their jobs.
At Igbehinadun Street Polling Unit, under Ojodu Abiodun, voters are set. At Adebowale Street off Yakoyo the two Polling Units there were without any INEC official as at 10.14AM.
As at 9:20 AM, voting was yet to commence at polling unit 33, Ward 7 Mushin LGA, due to unavailability of the Stamp Pad. The SPO was called but he was not available to provide a situation yet. One of the agents later offered to provide a stamp pad.
That was resolved by security agents at about 9:34 AM.
Stamp pad was finally provided and voting commenced immediately at about 10:05 AM.
Ad hoc staff of INEC who arrived Polling Unit 59, Ward B, at 10:32 AM after a long time, went into negotiation with INEC over their outstanding allowances.
A voter at the polling unit said “We are really discouraged by the inability of INEC to fund ad-hoc staff. Since INEC said that any polling unit that does not commence voting at the official time, must extend it closing time.”
There has been slow voting process in unit 220/221 Power Line Zone, Ogun State as party agents are disrupting voting process.Follow Us on Social Media