Layi Olanrewaju, Ilorin
The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has expressed satisfaction with the massive turnout of voters in Kwara State for the presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
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 posture.
Accompanied by his wife, Mrs Toyin Saraki, mother, Mrs Florence Saraki and eldest son, Seni, the Senate President cast his vote at 10.20a.m.
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.
Earlier, Director General of Kwara PDP Mandate 2019 Campaign, Prof. Abubakar Suleiman, had also expressed concern over the late arrival of materials as well as the reported malfunctioning of card readers in some parts of the metropolis.