Labour Party candidate Peter Obi has addressed supporters and the press at a polling station in his home town of Agulu, Anambra state, before leaving without casting his ballot.
He said he would come back later – for a third time – to vote.
In his speech, he called on the poorest among the voters to refrain from selling their vote for money.
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Nigeria Decides 2023: EFCC on ground to prevent electoral fraud in Anambra State
Information reaching Raw Nigeria has it that Officials from Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are on the ground to deter vote trading and other forms of electoral fraud.
Raw Nigeria reports that EFCC officers are on ground as voting starts at a polling station in Agulu, Anambra state.
#NigeriaDecides: Can Nigeria’s kingmaker, Bola Tinubu win the presidency?
Bola Tinubu, regarded as a master strategist and seen by his supporters as Obafemi Awolowo’s political heir, is facing perhaps the toughest hurdles of any kingmaker who has wanted the throne.
Controversies about the true age of the 70-year-old, as well as inconsistencies in his educational and professional qualifications, have long circulated locally.
There have also been multiple allegations of state capture and tax evasion from his time as governor. He could not be prosecuted due to the immunity he enjoyed as governor.
Now the question is Can Nigeria’s kingmaker, Bola Tinubu win the presidency?
#NigeriaDecides: Nigeria set new record as gov’t deploy over 425k heavy military personnel
Raw Nigeria reports that Nigeria has set new record as the government deploy heavy military personnel at several polling units.
The Nigerian government is deploying over 425,000 security officials across the country, in what is the biggest security operation during a presidential election in the nation’s history.
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