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Nigeria Decides 2023: Low Turnout Of Voters In Ekiti, Enugu, Others

There is low turn out of voters in most of the polling units as accreditation and voting are ongoing in the Ekiti State House of Assembly election, Silverbird News 24 reports.

As at 8:30 am, unlike the presidential election, only few electorate were seen exercising their franchise in all the voting points visited while INEC officials were still waiting for voters in some areas.

Some commercial motorcycle and tricycle operators were however seen operating in the state capital while few vehicles were also moving in some major areas.

In Enugu State, Nigeria’s South-east, in the ongoing Governorship and House of assembly elections.

Although election officials and materials arrived early, PREMIUM TIMES observed that turn out of voters was poor in many polling units visited.

At polling units (PUs): 005 to 007, Government Technical college Ward, in Enugu North Council Area, for instance, only a few voters were waiting to cast their votes at of 8:33 a.m.

At PUS 009 to 0011, Obeagu Village, Awkunannaw, Enugu South Council Area, only about 10 voters were seen being accredited by INEC officials at about 9:22 a.m.

The situation was not different at PU: 030 and 029, Agbani Ward, Nkanu West Local Government Area.

An INEC official told this newspaper, at about 10:a.m., that only about three persons had voted at the polling units.


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