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“It has been a really nice expertise that I used to be capable of solid my vote and likewise so many individuals have been capable of solid their votes,” Mr Osinbajo mentioned.

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun and former Governor Ibikunle Amosun have described the governorship and state Homes of Meeting elections in Ogun State as peaceable and nice.

Nevertheless, former President Olusegun Obasanjo didn’t flip as much as vote at his Ward 11, Unit 22 of Ilusomi Compound, Sokori in Abeokuta North Native Authorities Space of the state.

Mr Osinbajo made his statement after voting at Ward I, Unit 14 on the Egunrege Polling Centre in Ikenne Native Authorities space of the state.

The vice-president informed journalists that he was capable of solid his votes with none downside.

“I’ve come right here to vote and observe that the train has been peaceable and nice.

“My very own polling sales space right here is superb and I believe all the things is peaceable and the entire course of has been performed very properly and I simply hope and pray that that is how it’s being carried out throughout the nation.

“It has been a really nice expertise that I used to be capable of solid my vote and likewise so many individuals have been capable of solid their votes,” Osinbajo mentioned.

NAN stories that Mr Osinbajo and his spouse, Dolapo, arrived on the polling centre at 10.31 a.m. and voted at 10.38 a.m.

Mr Abiodun, in his reactions after casting his vote at Ward 5, Unit 11, Ita-Osanyin space of Ikenne Native Authorities space, mentioned all the things was occurring comparatively properly up to now.

“I wish to thank INEC for this enchancment within the course of, although this election was postponed by every week.

“I wish to commend the fee for with the ability to resolve the problems of litigation and the reconfiguration of the BVAS.

“It’s my hope that the state of affairs right here at my polling unit is what’s obtainable all over the place else.

“Till we get area stories, I cannot actually touch upon what is going on throughout the state. I hope all the things will go peacefully,” he mentioned.

Additionally, Mr Amosun, who voted at Ward 6 Unit 8, Ita Gbangba space in Abeokuta South Native Authorities space, additionally recommended INEC for “improved course of.

“I believe it’s barely higher and extra organised in comparison with the presidential elections.

“Once I got here throughout the presidential polls, the ambiance was not this conducive due to agitations from voters over non-functional BVAS.

“I needed to discover a solution to make it conducive. However now, the BVAS is working, the final time I got here, I needed to await about two hours,” he mentioned.

In the meantime, former President Mr Obasanjo, was noticeably absent at his Ward 11, Unit 22 of Ilusomi Compound, Sokori space of Abeokuta North Native Authorities, the place he often votes.

When contacted, his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, mentioned he travelled overseas 10 days earlier than the election.

Mr Akinyemi, in a telephone interview with NAN, mentioned Mr Obasanjo was on a world task however was billed to return on Friday.

He mentioned: “Chief Obasanjo has travelled exterior the nation on worldwide task, 10 days in the past, to India, U.S and UK.

“He was alleged to return again to the nation yesterday, March 17, however he couldn’t make it.”

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