Ayotunde Philips, Chairman of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), has attributed the delayed take off of the voting process in Saturday ‘s council polls in some parts of the state to heavy downpour.
Speaking with journalists while monitoring some polling units in Yaba area of the state, she said the downpour affected the movements of electoral materials.
“The delay in the delivery of materials in some areas, hence voting, is caused by the heavy downpour.
She however expressed satisfaction with the peaceful conduct in most areas.
Philips admitted there were few incidences of violence in some areas but said security agents had quelled the situation.