IDRIS AHMED, LOKOJA.
Reports from Mopa/Muro Local Government Area of Kogi State indicate that the electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC officials arrived at polling units in Takete Ide Otafun Ward 7 of the LG at about 8.05 with election materials.
The electorate came out in good numbers for the elections and INEC officers addressed the electorate on what are expected of them before declaring the exercise open.
Voting commenced at Unit 1 LG Primary School Takete Ide, at about 8.35 peacefully, except for a brief argument, when overzealous member of the public wanted to collect ballot papers from an aged electorate, but was resolved.
At the Polling Unit, elderly people, pregnant women, nursing mothers and members of the traditional council were allowed to cast their ballots without wasting time.
A party Chieftain, Hon Bolade Monies expressed satisfaction with the process, commending INEC for the process.