The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State has said that thugs disrupted its registration exercise but did not cart away its voter enrollment machines in Surulere, Lagos State.
CHECKPOINTCHARLEY had reported that on Friday that thugs invaded INEC Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) centre, situated at St. Bridget Catholic Church ljesha, in Surulere, and carted away INEC enrollment machines.
INEC’s Public Relations Officer in Lagos State, Mrs Adenike Oriowo made the claification when she spoke with NAN over the incident.
“There were issues in the said CVR centre but orderliness was restored and the exercise continued smoothly.
“We have moved the registration in that centre to another polling unit in the area, and our officials have continued with the registration.
“People should be patient. We shall register as many people as possible. If people continue to disrupt the process, the opportunity to register more people before the deadline will be interrupted.
“Our commitment is to register as many people as possible and we will try to do so within the limited time,” the INEC spokesperson said.