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2023 Election BOS Report

Sanwo-Olu Assures Lagosians of Peaceful Polls

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly, Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assured all residents of the State, security of lives and property in the state.

The governor in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, also warned some traditional rulers and their followerd about the scheduled Oro rites in their communities for Saturday.

He urged the traditionalists to respect the rights of citizens who are not of their faith.

“Following the recent announcement of some customary rites by traditional rulers, the government wishes to assure all residents of the security of lives and property in the state.

“Residents are advised to go about their civic duties as the state government has called on all security personnel to guarantee the peace and safety of lives and property before, during and after elections.

“Whilst the state government reiterates the freedom of religion, it also cautions traditional institutions holding these customary rites to ensure the activities do not infringe on the fundamental rights of citizens, who are not of this faith, especially during the elections.

“Anybody planning to foment trouble will have the law to contend with. Our state is peaceful and it will remain so.”

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