Soldiers have stormed the polling unit outside the Oba Elegushi Palace at Ikate, Lekki, were thugs had earlier unleashed violence on voters.
It was gathered that the soldiers arrived the scene with five trucks filled with military men.
The displaced voters in the area have since taken to the street to protest against the attack by the hoodlums, while chanting “we must vote.” And in a video shared on social media the large crowd of voters were seen screaming in excitement as the soldiers arrived the scene.
Although, it was alleged that the hoodlums in the area had shut most of the entrances leading towards the palace, the military were able to still find their way in.
Thugs had on Saturday afternoon carted away ballot boxes and chased the presiding officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission in the area away.
Some voters were injured and beaten.