Tinubu Votes Amid Heavy Security

President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Saturday voted at 9.35 a.m. at Unit 085, Ward 03, Alausa, Ikeja amid tight security in the Governorship and State Assembly elections.

Tinubu was accompanied by his wife, Oluremi; and daughter, the Lagos Market leader, Chief Folashade Ojo.

Mr Dele Alake, his Media Spokesman, told journalists after he voted that the President-elect will not be able to grant interviews till later in the evening.

Barriers were used to demarcate the unit into sections and designated areas for voters, journalists and security operatives which is different from the previous situation.

INEC officials were early and had completely set up before 8 a.m.

At exactly 8.30 a.m, Miss Adebola Adeniyi, the Assistant Presiding Officer III, made announcement, showed empty ballot boxes and the BVAS Machine and read out the election guidelines.

She said 324 voters registered in the unit.

A combined team of Police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, DSS, FRSC and Nigeria Immigration Service were on ground.

The heads of the various security organisations, including the commissioner of police inspected and patrolled the area before the arrival and departure of the president-elect.