President Muhammadu Buhari, his wife, Aisha, have casted their votes, and 897 eligible voters are expected to cast their votes at the polling unit 003 Kofar Baru III, Gidan Niyam ward, Daura, Katsina State, today.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the list of the eligible voters including that of the president and his wife has since been displayed at the polling unit by officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Atiku voted at Ajiya Polling Unit, Gwadabawa Ward in Yola North
Former President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife and mother, Ayi voted at unit 39, Ward 13 at the Otazi Playground, Otuoke in the Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that Jonathan voted at 9:30 a.m., while his wife, Patience voted at 9:32 a.m. followed by Ayi.
After voting, the president expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the election.
He said that if the election was marred with violence and wrong people elected, there would never be development in the country.
For us as Nigerians, if we want to grow we must endeavour to elect the right people to lead us. So Nigeria needs decent and credible elections. As a PDP member, I want my party to win all the seats. We must give room for credible elections that is the only way a true leader can be selected to rule the people, Jonathan was quoted as saying.
He advised any candidate who might lose the election to concede defeat in the spirit of true democracy.