LAGOS, 26 April 2022 - The Philippine Embassy in Abuja carried out its first Field Voting activity along with its first consular mission for the year, at the Philippine Consulate in Ikoyi, Lagos on 23 to 25 April 2022.
The first Overseas Filipino to vote in Lagos drops her ballot as SBEI Chairperson VC Dana Del Rosario and SBEI Member Ms. Janice Villamar looks on.
The four-person team comprised of Vice Consul Dana Del Rosario as SBEI Chairperson, Ms. Janice Villamar as SBEI Member, and Mr. Lui Andales as SBRCG Member conducted field voting for the 2022 National Elections for the registered overseas voters in Lagos, while Mr. Clifford Legal as consular assistant rendered consular services, including passport applications and renewals, processing of reports of birth and marriage, authentication, and visa applications.
Mr. Clifford Legal conducting consular services, while FilCom president Mr. Eric Corpuz, Jr. assists FilCom members.
Kababayans in Lagos waiting their turn to vote or avail of consular services at the Philippine Consulate.
There are about a thousand Filipinos in Lagos, the biggest city and commercial capital of Nigeria. The Embassy thanks the registered overseas voters who came out to cast their votes despite the rain, and reminds those who were not in the list to register once the registration period starts.
A second team is set to conduct field voting activity and mobile consular services for Filipinos in Port Harcourt, Nigeria on 30 April to 01 May 2022. - END