Lagos urges massive turn-out for Ifako-Ijaiye bye election

Lagos urges massive turn-out for Ifako-Ijaiye bye election
By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos
Lagos State Government has urged registered voters in Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency to come out enmasse to vote during the bye elections to fill the House of Representatives seat vacated by All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, late Dr Elijah Adewale holding on Saturday, December 3, 2016.
According to a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tunji Bello, urged all other residents across the state are enjoined to go about their lawful businesses in an orderly manner.
The statement added that there would be no restriction of movement during the exercise.
The SSG also said that adequate security measures have been put in place to monitor the exercise and protect the citizens who would be exercising their civic responsibilities.
The election which is being organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission would be contested by many political parties.
The former House of Representatives member representing All Progressives Congress, Dr Elijah Olu Adewale, passed away on July 20, 2016.

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