Some of the residents, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday, said the outcome would be a watershed in the annals of electoral processes in the country.
“The elections, if we are able to go through it unscathed, are expected to be a reference point for other nations.
“Never has an election garnered so much momentum in the country like this.
“We hope we, the electorates, would truly be given the chance to choose leaders of our choice and we can’t wait,” said Taoridi Adebayo, a mechanic.
Another respondent, Mrs Iniebi Awoyemi, said the nation could not afford to disappoint its observers and appealed to eligible voters to come out and vote.
“ Each vote cast is very impotant.
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“I have my permanent voters card and hopefully, I will exercise my civic duty on the day,” she said.
Dr Tolani Hassan, a senior lecturer at the College of Management and Social Sciences, Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), Ijebu-Ode, canvassed for violence-free polls.
“We must connect politics back to the community and social participation where everybody’s opinion is respected from the least to the great.
While commending INEC’s level of organisation toward the polls, the don urged the electoral body to ensure that voting materials arrive on time at polling units. (NAN)