Lagos state government has announced restriction of movement for LG elections on Saturday.
The Lagos State government led by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced restriction of movement from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday for the local government elections.
The restriction of movement was announced in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso on Thursday evening, July 22.
News Rain Nigeria gathered that Omotoso explained in the statement that: “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.
“All eligible voters are urged to participate in the elections, which require the cooperation of all residents.”
Meanwhile, the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) will conduct elections in 20 LGAs, 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Lagos.