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Today's Headlines:I Pray BAT Is Declared Pres. Elect El-Rufai, GEJ Wife Arrive Polling Unit Cast Vote

El-Rufai: I pray Tinubu is declared President-elect

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Kaduna Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has prayed candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is declared President-elect in the next couple of days.

He lamented the low turnout of voters across the State and the reported cases of the ballot and BVAS snatching in some parts.

El-Rufai said: “We are grateful to Almighty God for bringing us to this day when all Nigerians will decide who will lead them for the next four years. In Kaduna State so far, as at the time I came here, everything has been going on smoothly, there have only been three incidents, last night a rice mill was attacked by people suspected to be PDP thugs, the police are investigating.

Ex-president Jonathan, wife arrive polling unit, cast vote

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has arrived at his Polling Unit 39, Ward 13 at Otueke, Bayelsa State on Saturday.

Jonathan arrived in the company of his wife, former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan to exercise their civic rights.

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He lauded the security agents, the media and the electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and others who have made the conduct of elections successful.

Tambuwal seeks extension of time, adequate security

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Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal has called for an extension of time to enable more people to vote.

He noted that there were security lapses due to inadequate arrangements at some polling units.

The also raised the alarm over delay in arrival of INEC officials and materials at some polling units.

JUST IN: Thugs snatched BVAS machines in Katsina, Delta, says INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says thugs snatched Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) machines in Katsina and Delta states.

Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, spoke on Saturday while briefing journalists at the collation centre, Abuja on the ongoing general election.

Yakubu said reports from the process nationwide indicated that there have been some challenges.

He said the challenges include problems of logistics and insecurity.

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