Low turnout in Ekiti as supplementary polls hold in 20 polling units




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News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports (INEC) cancelled the state assembly in the 20 polling units in the constituency due to violation of electoral law during the April 11 .

The commission later ordered supplementary elections in the affected polling units on April 25.

As at 8:30a.m., most of the polling units visited at Ward 06 Iye 3, few voters were in queue for accreditation.

NAN also reports the the same at PU 007 Imose-Ise, Owakuta PU 003 and Ise PU 006.

The process however peaceful as the voters participated in the at the affected polling units in Iludun, Obada and Iye conducted themselves in peaceful manner during accreditation.

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Voting materials arrived as early as 7a.m. and accreditation commenced at exactly 8a.m.

At exactly 10:30 a.m., 55 out of 139 registered voters have been accredited at PU 001 General Hospital, Iye.

INEC ad hoc workers in all the units visited was waiting for eligible registered voters to come out for the exercise.

Party agents of the two major political parties; the All Progressive Congress () and the People Democratic Party (PDP) were seen in all the polling units visited.

The in movement was strictly obeyed as security operatives patrolled the areas to maintain peace and orderliness while some security officers manned each of the affected polling units.(NAN)