Voting commences in Ogun, as Obasanjo polling unit awaits materials

Voting has commenced in some part of Abeokuta metropolis, the Ogun state capital, even as voting materials and electoral officers are yet to arrive former President Olusegun Obasanjo polling unit as at the time of filling this report.

At ward 11 unit 15, Abeokuta North Local Government Area, the election commenced as early as 08.40, so also at ward 11, unit 16 of the same local government.

At the two units within the African Church Grammar School, Ita-Eko, voters were seen in their large number with security operatives manning the units.

In unit 15, Akanbi Semiu, who was the first to be accredited, expressed worry as he had to wait for almost 10 minutes before he was recognised by the BVAS machine.

Akanni, whose accreditation failed through the voter card, was later captured through his facial recognition through the same BVAS machine.

At unit 16, some of the voters were already casting their vote with a minimum of one minute for accreditation.

Meanwhile, at Ward 9, TASCE polling booth, unit 007 in Ijebu Ode Local Government area of Ogun state, voting commenced at exactly 8:30am as stipulated by INEC, even as voters were seen on the queue ready to cast their votes.

Also at Unit 15, ward 9, Olufowobi Junction, in Ijebu Ode Local government, electoral officers were on ground attending to voters.