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BREAKING: Lagos bye-elections: Motion to be restricted on Saturday [Full details]

The Lagos State Police Command has ordered restriction of motion between 6am and 6pm on Saturday, December 5, 2020, forward of the bye-elections into the Lagos East Senatorial and Kosofe 11 Constituency.

The State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, made the declaration on Thursday, whereas deliberating on the methods put in place with the election monitoring officers deployed from the Drive Headquarters in Abuja.

Odumosu reiterated that there is not going to be vehicular and pedestrian motion out and in of the affected native authorities areas in the course of the elections.

Nevertheless, these on election duties, important providers and accredited home and overseas election observers are allowed to maneuver about.

The affected native authorities areas for the 2 legislative seats embody Epe, Ibeju Lekki, Kosofe and Somolu.

The Police Commissioner additionally warned police aides or safety brokers to not escort their principals or any VIPs to polling models.

Odumosu warned that any safety aides violating this order, might be arrested and made to face the total weight of the regulation.