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Lagos Lawmaker Urges Voters To Always Exercise Their Rights


A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon Gbolahan Yishawu has advised Lagosians to always come out and exercise their franchise, saying grassroots election is the most critical in electioneering.

Yishawu who represents Eti-Osa constituency II in the House, made the remark shortly after voting during the state local government election on Saturday at St. Geogies Primary School, Ikoyi-Obalende LCDA.

While speaking with newsmen, Yishawu, who is the Chairman, House Committee on Budget and Economic Planning, said people need more enlightenent in exercising their right to vote.

He expressed satisfaction with the voting process, saying the most important thing is to have free, fair and credible polls.

He explained that it is always difficult to have 100 percent turn out of voters.

“If you look around the world, people that come to vote are between 30 to 40 percent.

“The level of awareness here is very low. The solution to having low turn out is to continue to englightent the people,” he said.


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