August 16, 2022

Reporters’ Diary

Factual Reportage

SOB Agunbiade decries low turnout at early hour of voting

The Majority leader at the Lagos State house of Assembly, Mr Sanai Agunbiade has described low turnout of voters at the early of the voting.

Agunbiade made spoke after casting his vote at Ward F Sholafun Agele in Ikorodu on Saturday in Lagos.

According to him, “the turnout at this moment is low , but it will gather momentum when voters are seeing their political leaders on ground.

He urged voters to come out and exercise their franchise by voting for credible and trusted candidate.

Agunbiade said that the security officials were on ground to beef security and give confidence to voters in all the area where election was been taking place.

“The awareness is okay for different reason people do different things before now, the turnout is usually high at the early hours of election while they experience law toward the end of the voting.

“People need motivation and I will wait a little longer to encourage voters, as you know we just had festival while some voters just arrive home yesterday before they come out and cast their votes.

” The process is orderly and the Independent National Electorate Commission (INEC) are here on time so far, no course for alarm and we hope it should be so through today,” Aderibigbe said.

He said that he expected the best candidate from the best party to win the election.

Also speaking with The Vice Chairman candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) Folashade Olabanji-Oba has described the election as peaceful and well coordinated.

She commended the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) processing as excellent and faster.

Olabanji-Oba said the security on ground really motivated voter in her ward (Ward 001) Ikorodu West to come out early to express their right.

She prayed for victory and appreciated voters for believed in their party and came out in mass to case their voted saying that they will not let Ikorodu people down.