Updated Report of Ongoing Election In Ekiti State #Ekiti Decides#

July 14, 2018

2.4 min readCategories: Politics

Massive Turn Out As Accreditation and voting begin in several LGAs 

Despite the heavy presence of police in Ekiti State which generated fear that voters may likely be intimidated, Starnews gathered the electorate came out massively in their numbers.

Accreditation is presently going on in some local governments while voting proper is ongoing in most LGA’s in Ekiti State.

Updated report of the election as at the  time of filing this report :

Voters struggling to check their names at Ward 2 unit 2, Ifaki LGA

07/14/2018 08:45
Some old people waiting to vote at Ward 2 unit 6 (Segun Oni’ s polling unit) in Ifaki-Ekit

Ojado LGA ward 2 unit 10& 11

PDP supporter are allegedly not allowed to cast Their votes and those who vote for APC are given 5,000

L.G.A: Ado-Ekiti
Ward: 001(Udi)
P.U: 01

Party Agents misunderstanding.
One Party agent pours acid on the other.

Card reader successfully processing voters in PU 10, Isan/Ilapon/Ilemeso, Oye LGA

L.G.A: Ado-Ekiti
Ward: Farm settlement
P:U: 12
Time: 8:25am
No INEC staff present
No election material in sight
Security personnel present(police and customs)
Large voter turn out

PU 002 RA 06, Oke Emure II, Emure LGA: accreditation and voting ongoing and smoothly. Setup guarantees vote secrecy -8:30am

L.G.A: Oye
Ward: 6
P:U: 4
Time: 8:16am
inecnigeria staff present
Security personnel present.
Voting has commenced
Some voters who did not register in the area are trying to vote, security personnel trying to resolve it

L.G.A: Ado-Ekiti
Ward: Irona
P:U: 006
Time: 8:41am
inecnigeria staff present
Voting and accreditation commenced at 8:39
Security personnel present
Large voter turn out

There is a massive turnout of voters in Ikere Ekiti, Eleka’s hometown.

L.G.A: Ekiti East
Ward; 9
P:U: 2
Time: 8:44am
Voting has commenced
Voting and accreditation are taking place simultaneously
Turnout estimated at over 100 people.
Voting is reported discreet.

L.G.A: Oye
Ward: 6
P:U: 9
Time: 8:34am
Students of Fed. University of Oye Ekiti who are not indigenes of Ekiti State are trying to vote, traditional ruler is trying to settle the issue.
A fight has broken out
Security personnel not interfering.

Electoral materials yet to leave RAC 10 Emmanuel Primary school Ado Ekiti LGA at 8am.

9:13 am – At ikere ward 11 unit 1,785 registered voters, 7 security personnel present. Accreditation and voting commenced

9:12am At Ijero ward A PU 004 accreditation / voting ongoing. The PO confirms that the card reader is working perfectly, and there is no record of any violence since they started the process.

EkitiVotes2018: PDP Candidate, Olusola Eleka casts his ballot: The governorship candidate of the PDP, Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka has just cast his ballot.

The Independent Nation Electoral Commission (INEC) has dropped some phone numbers in case if there’s irregularities in any area

INEC Ekiti Hotlines: 08033529684, 09068766816, 08033816950, 08036679440

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