- The APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, has voted
- Oshiomhole reportedly voted at about 11:55am in Etsako West local government area of Edo
- The APC national chairman described the turnout of people for the election as unprecedented
Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman ofAll Progressives Congress (APC) said on Saturday, February 23, said that the turnout of voters was impressive in spite of the postponement of the election date by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
NAN reports that he commended INEC after he cast his vote at about 11:55am at his Ward 10, Unit 1 at Iyamho in Etsako West local government area of Edo state, observing that the turnout was massive compared to previous elections in the country.
He said: “I have been voting here since 1999 and the turnout here today is totally unprecedented and some of you who have witnessed previous voting here will agreed that it is almost three, four times higher.
“Those with small babies on their back who have come to vote, I am touched, I think so far, so good, they say it is never over until it s over, for now I am satisfied with what I have seen here.
“I am not a future teller, and I am not here to campaign, but I have always said, the thing about election is comparing one with other.
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“Now from evidence now, our own candidate President Muhammadu Buhari went around the 36 states.
“I am very confident that if everything goes round like this Nigerians will win, Nigerians must win, and once Nigerians win no problem.''
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Aisha, voted in Daura, Katsina state in the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The wife, Aisha, voted before the president at 8.06 a.m., while the president voted at 8.10 a.m. at the Kofar Baru, Sarkin Yara “A” ward in Daura.
Asked if he would hand over power to the winner if he lost, President Buhari said: "I will congratulate myself because I am going to win."
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