Election Live Updates: Lagos State 2019 Governorship Election

Election Live Updates: Lagos State 2019 Governorship Election
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Electorates in Lagos State will today head to the polls to elect their governor and members of the House of Assembly.

The two major contestants for the election are the PDP candidate Jimi Agbaje and APC’ Babajide Sanwo-olu.

Agbaje lost to incumbent governor, Akinwunmi Ambode in 2015 and will be seeking to make this one count in his favour.

Recall that the PDP lost the presidential election on February 23rd to the APC.

Stick to Get D’ Gist for live updates as Lagosians vote for the leader and members of the State House of Assembly.

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12: 45 pm: There are reports of tension at Ogudu collation centre for Ward 4 voting centre in the Kosofe area of Lagos State as nine ballot booklets go missing. The Peoples Democratic Party agents were protesting the missing ballot booklets.

12: 05 pm: The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Babajide Sanwo-Olu voted alongside his wife, Ibijoke, at the Lateef Jankande/Femi Okunnu Polling Unit in Ikoyi.

11:15 am: Polling unit 10 ward 3 Ikorodu Lagos, the PO said the voting has been going on smoothly only that there is a very low turn out of people to vote.

10:44 am: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Jimi Agbaje, has voted in the ongoing Guber election.

10:00 am: Governor Akinwunmi Ambode votes at Ward A5, unit 33, Epe, alongside his wife, Bolanle.

9:30 am:  Senator Oluremi Tinubu (APC-Lagos Central) has voted in the governorship and state Assembly elections at Polling Unit 034, Falomo Police Barracks IV, Ikoyi, Lagos.

9: 15 am: INEC has temporarily suspended the commencement of voting at the polling unit of the APC candidate Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s in Ikoyi, Lagos until a malfunctioning card reader is fixed. An INEC official told voters at the ward that a technician was on the way.

9: 05 am: One of the two card readers provided by INEC at the polling unit of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s polling unit in Ikoyi, Lagos, has malfunctioned, the Nation reports.

8:14 am: INEC ad hoc staff protested on Saturday at Ikosi Ketu Registration Area Centre over unpaid allowances.

 

 

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