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#EkitiDecides2018: Large turnout of voters in Ado-Ekiti



There was a large turnout of voters for the Ekiti State governorship election in many parts of Ado – Ekiti as hundreds of voters trooped to the polling units as early as 7 am .
At ward 9 , opposite Ekiti State University along Adebayo Road, our correspondent met more than 100 voters , including the aged nursing mothers and a nurse at the ward , waiting for officials the Independent National Electoral Commission around 7 . 05 am .

Photo from Ekiti poll: credit Punch

A van belonging to the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence was parked in front of the university . The nurse said she had to resume at work for any emergency.

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

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 Igbehin market, commercial activities were going on around 7 . 21 am as food vendors attended to customers .

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