Lagos State Government Orders Restriction of Movement

Lagos State Government Orders Restriction of Movement 2

Lagos State Government has announced restrictions of movement across the State between the hours of 8 am and 3 pm on Saturday, 24th July 2021.

The directive was given to enable the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) to conduct hitch-free elections into positions of Chairmen and Councillors in all the 57 Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas.

A press statement released by the Commissioner of Information, Gbenga Omotoso on Thursday, July 22, read;

“The restriction is to enable the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) to conduct hitch-free elections into positions of Chairmen and Councillors in all the 57 Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas.

“The restriction will facilitate the ease of movement of the electorate, election materials and LASIEC officials for the sanctity of the election, effective monitoring and enhanced security.

“All eligible voters are urged to participate in the elections, which require the cooperation of all residents.”

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