A crowd of indigenes across all polling units in the Esan West Local Government area of Edo state turned out, today, to cast their votes in the ongoing gubernatorial election in the state.
It was gathered that most of the voters arrived the various polling units before officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Some of the polling units visited by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) included those in Ward 6 (Ogbomoide Primary School) with polling units 6, 7 & 8, and polling units 3, 4 & 5 (Central Primary School) all in Iruekpen, Esan West.
Others include polling Unit 2 in Ward 5 (Uhunmudumu Primary School) in Ekpoma which has six voting points.
Accreditation of voters and voting commenced on the scheduled time at these polling units.
NAN also learnt that electoral materials and officials arrived on time at the polling units.
Security personnel were visible in all the polling units visited.
Also at the polling units were Policemen as well as personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).Follow us on social media