LAGOS: INEC ready for supplementary election

Polling unit

All arrangements for the supplementary election in nine polling units of Ibeju-Lekki State constituency I, have been finalized by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State.

The election in the area was declared inconclusive as a result of over-voting in nine polling units covering two Registration Areas of the constituency.

Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC, Sam Olumekun, said the Commission had met with all the relevant stakeholders in the area including the political parties and affected candidates, Inter-agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES) for the local government and other interested groups.

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The REC warned that only voters with valid permanent voter’s cards within the constituency will be allowed into the polling units to vote.

The affected polling units are:

1. Ibeju Registration Area (Ward) code 01- 6 polling units.

I. Premises of RCM school Okegun–polling unit 001

II. Open Space in front of Baale’s House at Okegun Odofin II-polling 003

III. Premises of Customary Court, Ibeju II-polling unit 004

IV. Premises of Customary Court, Ibeju II-polling unit 005

V. At the junction of Ajewale Street, Ibeju III- polling unit 006

VI. Premises of CPS Iba-Oloja-polling unit 009.

2. IWEREKUN I Registration Area (Ward) I (3 polling units)

I. Open space infront of Baale’s House at Muserikogo-polling unit 002

II. Premises of CHS, Lakowe-polling unit 004

III. Open space infront of Baale’s House, Adeba-polling unit 005.

Sensitive materials will be moved from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to the local government area today in the presence of the representatives of political parties and security personnel.

Also, the training of ad hoc staff for the supplementary election is ongoing at the Registration Area Centre (RAC).

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