Gubernatorial Election: President Buhari votes in Daura

Timothy Choji, Katsina


President Muhammadu Buhari has voted for his preferred candidates in the 2019 gubernatorial and State Assembly elections.

The President voted at exactly 7:08 GMT at the Sarkin Yara ‘A’ Ward in Katsina State, North- West Nigeria.

The President had arrived in the polling unit at 7:00 GMT alongside his wife, Aisha.

They were immediately accredited by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC ad-hoc staff in charge of the unit.

The President spoke briefly to Journalists after casting his vote.

He thanked the people of Daura and Nigerians for turning out to vote for candidates of their choice in a peaceful manner.