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NIGERIA ELECTION 2019: I will congratulate myself because I am going to win, says Buhari after voting

President Buhari, and his wife vote in Daura. (Channels PHOTO)

LAGOS – 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. local time according to Legit.ng a local daily, while the president voted at 8.10 a.m. at the Kofar Baru, Sarkin Yara “A” ward in Daura.

Speaking on if he would congratulate the winner after the election, he said: “I will congratulate myself at the end of the election.”

He left the polling center immediately after casting his vote.

Meanwhile, dynamite explosions have rocked parts of Port Harcourt As residents of Port Harcourt, Rivers state prepares to vote, dynamite explosions have been heard in several parts of the state capital, Legit.ng a local daily report.

Areas affected include Rumuola and Diobu in the state capital. Also affected is Abonnema in Asari Toru local government area, the locality of Mr. Tonye Cole, All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the state. Legit.ng reporter heard the loud sounds of the explosion from PHLGA ward where he is monitoring the election.

A security source who spoke to Legit.ng under the condition of anonymity confirmed the explosions but said no one was injured. ”Such things are normal around here. They simply drop the dynamites and run away. It is a tactic they use to scare voters away,” he said.

 

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