The re-run election in Ward 2 unit 5, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers started by 8 a.m. with voters showing the enthusiasm to elect their senator.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the area, in Rivers East Senatorial District, is voting for a senatorial seat only.
Although the rerun elections are being conducted for legislative seats, all the 23 local government areas are voting for the three senatorial seats. alone.
Other seats for the election are eight federal constituencies for eight representatives seats while 10 state constituencies are electing candidates for state assembly seats.
At Ward 2 unit 5, Obio/Akpor LGA, the turnout is on the average but less than what was witnessed in the previous elections.
The card read is working well while the accreditation and voting have started simultaneously.
A NAN correspondent at the unit reports that about 30 policemen are deployed at the unit while party agents are also on ground to monitor the election.
At Unit 11 Ward 12, Rumuigbo, Obio/Akpor LGA, the electoral materials were available as early as 8 a.m. while accreditation and voting started immediately.
The agents of PDP and APC confirmed to NAN that arrangements for the exercise were going on well at the unit.
They commended the INEC officials for living up to the expectations of the electorate by making the materials available earlier than 8 .am.
They also commended the orderliness of voters in the unit as well as the security operatives for their orderly conduct.(NAN)