The Ekiti governorship election has since begun with voters exercise their civic rights at different polling units across the state. A Police officer expected to watch over ballot box was spotted sleeping on duty while voting exercise is still on at Ward 11, Unit 003, Ogotun, Ekiti Southwest local government area of the state.
Meanwhile, there has been a large turnout of voters at Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital, as they trooped out in great numbers to the polling units.
In many parts of Ado-Ekiti, hundreds of voters were seen at the polling units as early as 7:00 am.
Voters including the elderly, pregnant women, nursing mothers, youths among others were at the poll forming a long queue and ready to elect their next leader.