Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has declared the 2023 Presidential and National Assembly elections in Ogun State smooth and credible.
Obasanjo expressed his views while speaking with journalists after casting his vote in Abeokuta.
The former president who voted at about 10.32am at Ward 11, Polling Unit 22, Olushomi Compound, Sokori area of Abeokuta-North, expressed satisfaction at the peaceful and orderly conduct of the election.
He said, “I think we’re getting it through in elections in our country.
“One can see things that are encouraging and give hope for the future as far as the election is concerned because there are improvements.
“I came in and I was checked. I was asked to remove my glasses and the gadget was placed before my face and my picture appeared.
“That’s a new one and if that will happen all over the country, I think we’re making progress.
“One should encourage and support anything that’ll help the credibility, integrity and transparency of the electoral process because a credible election is the beginning of good governance of any country.”