Kashim Shettima, the Vice Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Saturday was left stranded at his polling unit due to absence of INEC officials and election materials. Shettima arrived at his Shettimari polling unit 001 in Lawan Bukar ward of Maiduguri metropolis but could not vote. Daily Nigerian Reports
Mr Kahim was at the polling unit around 10 a.m, met many other voters waiting for the arrival of election materials and officials.
Shettima who was ccompanied by Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno, Mr Shettima waited for about 10 minutes before leaving.
Meanwhile, voting has begun in many polling units in the metropolis.
On its preparation for the 2023 general elections INEC has revealed that 87,209,007 voters have so far collected their PVC and would be expected to vote. The total registered voters according to INEC is 93,469,008 indicated that as at the closing of the collection of voters PVC there are 6,260,002 PVC’s yet to be collected.
The four leading presidential candidates are Bola Tinubu of the APC; Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP; Peter Obi of Labour Party, and New Nigeria Peoples Party’s, NNPP, Rabiu Kwankwaso,
Read, in a similar story, Vidia.ng reports the vice presidential candidate of the PDP Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has already cast his vote at his polling unit in Delta state.