There was a large turnout of voters for the Ekiti State governorship election in many parts of Ado-Ekiti as hundreds of voters trooped to the polling units as early as 7 am.
At ward 9, opposite Ekiti State University along Adebayo Road, our correspondent met more than 100 voters, including the aged nursing mothers and a nurse at the ward, waiting for officials the Independent National Electoral Commission around 7.05 am.
A van belonging to the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence was parked in front of the university. The nurse said she had to resume at work for any emergency.
At secretariat junction, several police vans were stationed, with security men conducting search on motorists and people passing by. Read more