The Lagos state government has announced the restriction of movement on July, 22 for the Local Council Development Election.
This was contained in a press release, Sunday by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde.
According to him, the restriction of movement across the State will be enforced between 8am and 2pm on Saturday July 22, adding that it is to allow for a smooth conduct of the polls.
“The police and other security agencies are ready to ensure that the electioneering campaign and the voting on Saturday are conducted smoothly without public disturbance,” Ayorinde said.
“Every political party, candidates and their supporters and the general public are hereby assured of safety throughout the period of voting and collation.
“However, the government solicits the cooperation of voters and the general public by obeying the restriction order and the general electoral rules in order to ensure a peaceful conduct before, during and after the elections.”