Some local government areas in Kano state, witnessed large turn out of voters in Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly elections.
It was reported that eligible voters started trooping out as early as 7:00 am to various polling centres to cast their ballots.
At the Yandutse Primary School, a NAN correspondent who monitored the election said voters were seen in the queue waiting patiently for the commencement of accreditation to cast their votes.
There was presence of security personnel at all the polling centres visited within the metropolis, while voting had also commenced at polling units, Naija News reports.
At the Municipal Polling Units and Kankarofi Polling Unit many voters were seen in the queues being accredited before collecting the ballot papers to cast their votes.
One of the voters, Musa Sani commended INEC for bringing materials to the unit early which enabled voters in the area to cast their votes without any stress.
“I came here as early as 7:00 a.m. and as I am talking to you now I have cast my vote more than an hour now; I am just waiting to see what will happen,” he said.
Bello Ado, another voter, also expressed satisfaction with the arrangement made, adding that the security agents were adequate.