Lagos restricts movement for Saturday LG elections

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By Henry Okonkwo

Lagos State Government has announced that movement will be restricted throughout the state between 8:00am and 3:00pm on Saturday.

The state will be going to the polls to elect councillors and chairman for the 57 local governments and local council development areas.

Commissioner for Information, Gbenga Omotoso, said this in a statement on Thursday.

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He said, “The restriction is to enable the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission to conduct hitch-free elections into positions of chairmen and councillors in all the 57 local governments and local council development areas.

“The restriction will facilitate the ease of movement of the electorate, election materials and LASIEC officials for the sanctity of the election, effective monitoring and enhanced security.”

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