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Counting underway in Nigerian vote for brand spanking new governors

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Counting is underway in Nigeria after tens of millions of individuals went to the polls on Saturday in a delayed vote for brand spanking new state governors.

The election in 28 of Nigeria’s 36 states comes amid heightened tensions following final month’s disputed presidential ballot.

Opposition events proceed to reject the victory of President-elect Bola Tinubu of the ruling All Progressives Congress get together.

The vote for governors was postponed in just a few places, together with in Lagos city, over fears of assaults on electoral officers.

There have been stories of scattered violence and voter intimidation in some cities throughout the nation.

Native observer group, YIAGA Africa, stated it discovered a number of cases by which voters have been intimidated and prevented from voting until they forged their ballots for sure political events.

A file 87.2 million individuals have been registered to vote in Saturday’s election, however observers reported a low turnout.

The ultimate outcomes are anticipated by Monday.