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#NigeriaDecides: Jonathan, Kwankwaso, Obi cast vote — 2023 Election Live Update



#NigeriaDecides: Jonathan, Kwankwaso, Obi cast vote -- 2023 Election Live Update

Former President Goodluck Jonathan cast ballot.

Jonathan voted and makes political arguments as evidence that politics can be a moral game.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan voted in his Bayelsa State hometown of Otuoke’s Ward 13 Unit 39.


After exercising his right to vote, Jonathan urged elected officials to guarantee a very calm process, as shown by the Peace Committee’s signed vow.

No politician’s ambition is worth the blood of Nigerians, he continued, adding that “politics is a clean business.” READ MORE.

“I want to thank the INEC, security and the Government; I was a bit worried when I got here by 8am but at least, it has commenced in this unit but materials are yet to get in some PUs.


“We need to eliminate unorthodox means like violence which makes you an armed robber and conmen. Politicians must conduct themselves well in order for the supporters to understand that politics is a clean business.

“My plea is for the politicians is to ensure a credible polls since the world is looking at us wanting hs to succeed.

“The BVAS is an improvement on the card reader and as technology goes, it is a significant improvement and the methodology. The INEC should improve on the materials and schedule.

“All the members of the Peace Committee pledged to ensure a peaceful process and no politician’s ambition is worth the blood of Nigerians,” Jonathan said.

Kwankwaso Votes

Rabiu Kwankwaso, the New Nigeria Peoples Party’s presidential candidate, has lamented the difficult procedure of voting.


After casting his ballot in Kano, Kwankwaso made this statement while interacting with media.

He said, “Some of the data on the ballot papers were not clear and this should be sorted in the future.

“The elections was started late and the system was a bit cumbersome and there is a need to speeden it so people can vote in time across the country.”

What Peter Obi Said

The Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi has cast his vote at polling unit 19 in the Agulu area of the Aniocha Local Government Area of Anambra State in Nigeria’s South-East geopolitical zone.

Obi and his wife Margaret cast their vote around 11:45am on Saturday after following the voting queue for about 30 minutes.


Addressing reporters after he voted, Obi said the process was “seamless”.

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