It is almost that time when we all go out as citizens of this great nation to cast our votes and elect our preferred presidential candidate. As the day draws nearer, it could get really exciting that you easily skip the important things you should go to the election ground with. We have put together these safety tips for you to follow to help you have a stress-less experience on D-Day.
Go With Your PVC
Your PVC is your Personal Voter’s Card. This is the most important, and without it, everything else is in vain. As easy as this may sound, it is very important that you don’t mistake your ATM card for your PVC. Ensure to check and double-check properly while packing your kit/bag.
Hydration Is Key
Considering the fact that you’re going to be outdoors for a long period of time, we recommend that you go with a water flask that is big enough to keep you hydrated for the day.
Wear Comfortable Clothes
There is going to be lots of movement, so you want to go for something that will help you move freely. Avoid going too heavy on the outfit. Your dress code for the day should be ‘casual’.
Prepare For Rain
The current weather forecast for the election day which is Saturday, 25th of February shows thunderstorms in some parts of Nigeria. This should not discourage you from going to cast your vote. Prepare for this with a standby umbrella, raincoat, or waterproof bag to keep your belongings safe from rain.
Remember Your Power Bank
This is as important as your phone, you want to ensure you have steady power on your phone throughout the day, so don’t forget your power bank. You can also plug it into power the night before to enable it to charge fully.
Face Cap, Sun Glasses and Sunscreen
The Weather forecast says there’ll be thunderstorms, you still need to shield your face from the sun regardless. It is crucial to go with your face cap/hat, sunshades and your sunscreen. Opt for a sunscreen that has an SPF of 50+. Don’t forget, SPF is your BFF.
Avoid going to the election ground with valuables such as jewelry, only go with things you really NEED.
These few tips will help you have a better election day. We urge you to VOTE WISELY and ensure to make out time after the election to come to ORÍKÌ Spa for a rejuvenating massage to help destress your body and relax your muscles.