Due to the delay in voting in some regions due to logistical and technical problems experienced during yesterday’s election process in the country, the ballot boxes were also closed late.
Voters are voting today in some areas in Kaduna, Cross River and Edo states due to security issues and voting machines not working.
Nigerian Independent National Election Commission (INEC) Chairman Mahmood Yakubu said in a statement to the press that they had to postpone the elections until today due to security problems in some parts of the country.
Noting that there were logistics problems in some regions as well, Yakubu said, “There were also technical problems in the newly brought machines for elections in the country. Due to the technical problems in these regions, the ballot boxes were closed late when the voting process started late.” said.