Saraki votes, hails INEC for peaceful conduct

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has expressed satisfaction with the massive turnout of voters in Kwara state for the Presidential and National Assembly election in the state.

According to a statement by SA New Media, Olu Onemole, Saraki spoke with newsmen shortly after he cast his vote at Ode Opobiyi Polling Unit (005/006), in Ajikobi ward of Ilorin West local government.

He commended the peaceful atmosphere witnessed in the exercise and urged residents to maintain such postures.

Accompanied by his wife, Mrs Toyin Saraki, mother, Mrs Florence Saraki and eldest son, Seni, the Senate president cast his vote at 10.20am.

He enjoined the electorate to remain patient to enable them cast their vote within the stipulated time frame.

The Senate President, however, decried the late arrival of voting materials to some polling units within Ilorin metropolis. He called on the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) to redress such anomalies in subsequent elections.

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