Elections: We made arrests in Lagos, says CP

Whatsapp News

- The Commissioner of Police Lagos , Mr Kayode Aderanti , says some persons were arrested in the state on Saturday for being in possession of some materials.

Aderanti disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of (NAN) while monitoring the election in Oworonsoki area of Lagos.

He, however, did not mention the number of arrests made and the areas where they were made, but said the suspects were under investigation.

The commissioner described the two-day exercise as peaceful, assuring that other elections in the state would be better.

“We are going to have the best election after now in Lagos where everybody will vote and go home because there would be no issue anywhere,” he said.

Aderanti said he had been monitoring the elections together with some sister security agencies, including the army, Navy and State Security Service on land, air and on water.

On the drowning of some persons at Epe on Saturday during election, the commissioner said they were looking into the incident.

[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]


NAN reports that there was a large turnout of voters at in the Oworonsoki area on Sunday and many defied the rain to cast their ballot.


As at 4.30pm, voting had ended at polling unit 016, Miyaki area of Oworosoki, and was followed by counting of votes.

NAN reports that the exercise was peaceful with the police and civil defence    on ground to provide security.(NAN)