Over 87 million out of the 93 million registered voters will cast their ballots on Saturday (today) to decide who takes over from the President, Muhammadu Buhari on May 29, 2023.
According to the Independent National Electoral Commission, a total of 87,209,007 PVCs were collected, with 6,259,229 uncollected as of February 5.
Stakeholders have described the 2023 presidential election as a “tough race” in the history of the country, as four out of eighteen presidential candidates are jostling hard for the seat of the presidency.
The four major candidates are Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi of the Labour Party, and Rabi’u Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party.
Before a person can vote, he must be a Nigerian of 18 years of age or older, registered, and in possession of a permanent voter card, and must appear in person at the polling unit. The voter will vote in the polling unit where his or her name is listed.
The election will run from 8.30am to 2.30pm.