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Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State governor, has exercised his voting right in his home town, Epe, Lagos State, in Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.
Voters at some polling units in Ajibode area of Ibadan waited for hours for voting in the presidential and National Assembly to begin but the adhoc staff of INEC, mostly corps members, failed to show up.
The gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has expressed his dissatisfaction the malfunctioning of card readers during voting at his polling unit in Apapa on Saturday.
Kebbi State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of the state, Ramatu, Adamu Gulma, has attributed the large turnout of voters especially women for the presidential and National Assembly elections to house-to-house campaign embarked upon by the APC in the state.
Voters at the Kugbo Primary School on Karu axis, near Abuja, have alleged that card reader machines malfunctioned for some hours in some polling units in the area before voting on Saturday.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia State, Dr. Alex Otti, has said that he does not have any personal problem with the incumbent governor of the state, Okezie Ikpeazu, “apart from the fact that the governor lacks the capacity to govern the state.”
The postponement of the 2019 general election by one week — even if by one day — is yet another spectacular testament to the pathological incompetence ruining our country. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) told us a million times that it was ready for the elections.
The National Youth Service Corps in Gombe State on Friday distributed mattresses to corps members deployed on election duty on Saturday in the state.
The All Progressives Congress ( APC ) Presidential Campaign Council said on Wednesday that asking the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to resign is of the solution to delivering a credible election this weekend, saying the commission must work to earn the confidence of Nigerians again that they can deliver a credible poll.
President Donald Trump has breached the rules of the Nobel Peace Prize committee by revealing his sponsor, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.