Lagos By-Election Only 2 party agents vote as low turnout characterise poll

The party agents – those of PDP and APC – were not happy about the situation. They refused to speak to journalists on that.

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Only two party agents cast their votes out of 534 registered voters at Polling Unit 043 in Ward 3, Ogba, at the Saturday’s Ifako/Ijaiye Federal Constituency by-election in Lagos.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this was made known during ballot counting at the unit at Blue-Cross Car Park Ogba.

The party agents – those of PDP and APC – were not happy about the situation. They refused to speak to journalists on that.

INEC poll officers at the unit were seen discussing the development while waiting to go for results collation.

The election recorded poor turnout of voters.

Meanwhile, results of the by-election started trickling in for collation at 2:15p.m.

The results were being collated at the Registration Area Centres (RACs) of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondents, who monitored the election, report that poor turnout of voters resulted in early conclusion of voting – by 2p.m.

Poll officers started bringing the results into the RAC for collation as soon as ballot counting ended.
Results arrived at RAC for Ward 3, situated at African Primary School, Idi-Agbon Ogba, at about 2.15p.m.

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Also, at the St. Kizito Primary School, Fagba, the RAC for Ward 6, poll officers began to submit results for collation some minutes later.

The collation, however, had yet to start as at 3p.m.

Some party agents at the collation centres decried poor turnout of voters.

Security operatives were on ground guarding the RAC and ensuring orderliness.

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