Residents have begun exercising their franchise at the polling unit of the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, PU 085, Ward 3, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos State at 8:30 am.
Announcing the commencement of the exercise, the Assistant Presiding Officer Unit III of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Adebola Adebiyi, said the voting would end by 2:30 pm.
She read out the voting process in line with the electoral guidelines. She also displayed the BVAS and empty ballot box while urging voters to adhere strictly to the rules and regulations.
The INEC officials arrived at the polling unit at 7:30 am.
It was observed heavy security presence at the polling unit.
Officials of the Department of State Security Services, Nigeria Police Force, and Civil Defence were seen at the PU to ensure adequate security.
The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Idowu Owohunwa, also visited the PU for inspection around 8:19 am.