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LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES RESTRICTION OF MOVEMENT AHEAD OF LOCAL COUNCIL ELECTIONS ON SATURDAY

The Lagos State Government has announced restriction of vehicular movement in the state in view of the forthcoming elections across the 20 Local Governments and 37 Local Council Development Areas of the state.

 

According to a press release by the state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, STEVE AYORINDE, the restriction of movement across the state will be enforced between 8am and 2pm on Saturday July the 22nd, to allow for a smooth conduct of the polls and unhindered participation.

 

The commissioner noted that the state is known for peaceful conduct of elections, and as such, urged residents to be peaceful and orderly on Saturday to cast their votes in their respective wards.

 

He explained that the restriction will allow the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, LASIEC, and the security agencies to distribute electoral materials in good time and ensure the sanctity of free and fair electoral process.

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