The key contenders in the Nigerian presidential Election, Muhammadu Buhari of the APC and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the PDP have both cast their votes this morning.
Buhari peeping to check if Aisha voted for him. 😂😂😂😂😂 #NigeriaDecides2019 pic.twitter.com/NrhKSLkGmI— Ebuka Akara (@ebuka_akara) February 23, 2019
Buhari and his wife, Aisha voted in his home town of Daura in Katsina state while Atiku voted at his polling unit of Ajiya in Yola North Local Government Area of Adamawa.
President Muhammadu Buhari was one of the first in the queue when the nearly 120,000 polling stations began opening at 0700 GMT.
#Atiku Abubakar and his wife Titi Abubakar surrounded by their aides cast their votes in #Adamawa#happeningsmediang #NigeriaDecides2019 #Elections2019 #NigeriaDecide2019 pic.twitter.com/Plh1d1TuTx— happeningsmediang (@happeningsng) February 23, 2019
Also, former president Goodluck Jonathan and his wife, Patience Jonathan, have also voted in Otuoke, Bayelsa state.
Millions of Nigerians will vote to elect a president that will lead West Africa’s most populous country for another four years.
Performing her civic duties. #NigeriaDecides2019 pic.twitter.com/mhRGG0GF1Q— okwoche (@okwoche) February 23, 2019
The voters will also elect 468 members of the National Assembly: the Senate and the House of Representatives.
A total of 73 presidential candidates are participating in today’s election. However, the contest is expected to be between incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC and ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar of the PDP.