The Lagos State Government has announced a restriction of movement across the state between the hours of 8 am and 3 pm on Saturday, July 24, 2021.
According to a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, on Thursday, this is to enable the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) to conduct hitch-free local government and local council development areas elections.
LASIEC is to conduct elections into positions of chairmen and councillors in all the 57 local government and local council development areas in the state on Saturday.
And Omotoso said 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.
The commissioner also urged all eligible voters to participate in the elections while also calling for the cooperation of all residents.