Tinubu votes amid orderly arrangement, heavy security


Lagos ------------ President-elect, Sen. Bola Tinubu voted at Unit 085, Ward 03, Alausa, Ikeja amid tight security in the Governorship/National Assembly elections 

at 9.35 a.m on Saturday.

Tinubu was accompanied by his wife, Oluremi  and the Lagos Market leader, Chief Folashade Ojo.

Tinubu's Media Adviser,  Mr Dele Alake, told reporters after he voted that the president-elect will not be able to grant interviews till later in the evening, even as barriers were used to demarcate the unit into sections and designated areas for voters, journalists and security operatives which was different from the arrangement during the Presidential and National Assembly elections on Feb. 25,, 2023, when hundreds of journalists and party supporters struggled to capture Tinubu’s arrival and voting.

INEC officials were early and had completely set up before 8 a.m.

At exactly 8.30 a.m, Miss Adebola Adeniyi, the Assistant Presiding Officer III, made announcement, showed empty ballot boxes and the BVAS Machine and read out the election guidelines.

She said 324 voters registered in the unit.

A combined team of Police, Nigeria, even as security and the DSS, Civil Defence Corps, FRSC and Nigeria Immigration Service officials were on ground.

The heads of the various security organisations, including the commissioner of police inspected and patrolled the area before Tinubu's arrival and departure.