A large turnout of voters has been reported in many polling units across Local Government Areas, as Edo State elects its governor.
Most of the voters arrived the various polling units before officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
At some of the polling units including those in Ward 6 (Ogbomoide Primary School) with polling units 6, 7 and 8, and polling units 3, 4 and 5 (Central Primary School) all in Iruekpen, Esan West, voters came out in large numbers to vote.
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 scheduled at these polling units.
It was also observed 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).