Eligible voters in Kwara state on Saturday trooped out to various polling booths in their areas for the governorship and House of Assembly elections.

Radio Nigeria gathered that the exercise, which witnessed peaceful conduct of electorate, also saw security operators manning major roads and streets in the state capital to ensure compliance with election guidelines.

The elections started at exactly 8:30am in Ilorin West, Ilorin East, Ilorin South, Irepodun and Asa local government areas of the state.

This shows an improvement on the presidential election when late arrival of materials and personnel characterized commencement of the polls.

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) were also seen in some areas to monitor conduct of the elections.