The Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) has postponed Saturday’s governorship and state meeting elections in 10 polling items in Victoria Backyard Metropolis (VGC), Lekki.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Lagos state, Segun Agbaje made the announcement when he addressed reporters at VGC.
Based on him, corps members deployed as advert hoc employees on Saturday have been hesitant to enter the VGC property as they alleged that they have been held hostage within the February 25 Presidential and Nationwide Meeting elections.
Agbaje mentioned the fee’s advert hoc employees arrange voting supplies in entrance of the property on Saturday however the property residents claimed that hoodlums would possibly disrupt the method, so they didn’t really feel safe and couldn’t solid their votes.
He mentioned the scenario was tough for safety brokers to comprise therefore he and his group needed to come to the world.
“We’ve eight polling items right here with 6,024 registered voters and out of which 5,624 folks have their PVCs,” he said, including that two different polling items on the property’s fundamental gate have been additionally affected. “Eight right here (within the property) and two exterior,” he famous.
“After due session and additional directive from the nationwide headquarters that we should always remobilise right here tomorrow (Sunday) morning by 08:30am to conduct the elections, by 08:30am tomorrow (Sunday), we’ll reconvene right here.”