Lagos govt announces restriction of movement on Saturday


Lagos State Government has announced that movements will be restricted in the state between 8am and 3pm on Saturday.

This was contained in a press statement signed by the Commissioner of Information, Gbenga Omotoso, on Thursday.

This comes ahead of the polls to elect councilors and chairman for the 57 local governments and local council development areas.

“The restriction is to enable the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) 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,” The Commissioner for Information Gbenga Omotoso said in a statement.

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