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Nigeria voting extended into Sunday after glitches

2015-03-28 19:34
Supporters ride in a campaign bus of leading opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari and his running mate Yemi Osinbajo as they drive past a campaign poster of Nigerian President and candidate to his re-elect ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Abuja - Nigeria's electoral commission said on Saturday it would extend voting into an extra day in polling stations that had technical issues with biometric card-reading machines.

Also read: LIVE UPDATES: Nigerians vote in crucial elections

"In polling units where accreditation was suspended to the following day, in accordance with the existing guidelines, arrangements will be made for voters to vote tomorrow," commissioner Chris Yimoga told journalists in Abuja.

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