#EkitiDecides2018: Massive Turnout of Voters in Ado-Ekiti

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There was a massive turnout of voters for the Ekiti State governorship election in many parts of Ado-Ekiti as hundreds of voters stormed to the polling units as early as 7 am.

According to the PUNCH, at Ward 9, opposite Ekiti State University along Adebayo Road, more than 100 voters, including the aged nursing mothers and a nurse at the ward, waited for officials the Independent National Electoral Commission around 7.05 am.

A van of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence was parked in front of the university.

At Ijigbo junction, several vans belonging to the Nigerian Army were seen patrolling the area as voters formed queue s for accreditation.

At ward 8 unit 009 on Oja Oba road, voters were seen checking for their names on the lists with INEC staff already at their duty post.

At secretariat junction, several police vans were stationed, with security men conducting a search on motorists and people passing by.

At Igbehin market, commercial activities were going on around 7.21am as food vendors attended to customers.

 

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