The Lagos State Government on Wednesday encouraged eligible voters in the State to come out on Saturday to vote in the Governorship and House of Assembly elections, saying that adequate measures have been taken to ensure a hitch-free exercise.
Vanguard gathered that Akinwunmi Ambode said every necessary arrangement to ensure a smooth voting exercise had been made, adding that the peace and security of the State is paramount to his administration. He said:
I want to assure that we would try as much as possible to ensure that the coming elections – gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections go very well.
We want to also assure all Lagosians of their safety and also to let everyone know that Lagos is a cosmopolitan State and it will remain so.
The peace and security of this State is very paramount to this government and we would ensure that everybody that is eligible to vote goes out to do so and keep the peace.
We encourage all voters to come out on Saturday; I want to encourage all Lagosians to exercise their rights so that we can have a large turnout. The security agencies have assured us that there would be peace across the nooks and crannies of Lagos.