Accreditation at Ward A Polling Station, Growther/ Sabongari, Lokoja, was on at 8.35 a.m. when a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) visited the polling station.
Voters were seen checking their names on the register pasted on the walls of Growther Memorial College, Lokoja, while others lined up, orderly, to be accredited.
The exercise was peaceful and orderly.
Men and officers of the Nigeria Police, Federal Road Safety Commission(FRSC), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, the Customs Service, among other security outfits kept vigil to ensure maintenance of law and order.
Electorates in Kogi State will today, Saturday, November 16, 2019, go to the polling units across the state, to choose the next governor who will pilot the affairs of the Confluence State for another four years.
The battle of who emerges governor of the state is clearly between the incumbent Governor, Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s Engr. Musa Wada.
There have also been records of violence with continued clashes between the two major political parties, PDP and APC heading to the Saturday’s polls.