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The European Union (EU) on Saturday expressed satisfaction with voters’ turnout in today’s presidential and national assembly elections.

EU’s chief observer’s mission, Maria Arena stated this after visiting some polling units in Abuja metropolis.

Speaking to journalists at Area 10 Post Office polling unit, a place with about five voting cubicles, Maria said the turnout was massive and significant.

She advised voters to conduct themselves in a peaceful manner, adding that a final report on the conduct of election will be reported after the general elections.

According to her, “We have 90 observers from the EU spread all over the country. We are collecting information coming from all over the country.

“We will collect this data all over the country. We are not here to give an impression but we are here collecting data and information and we will make our report public on Monday 25 February, 2019.

“We have seen that some polling units open later than 8 am in the morning. But we will have a final report on that.

“This election is important to Nigerian people and we have seen a lot of them at the polling units and we are also calling on those yet to go out that they should try and do so.

“I can’t give my own impression now. What we can say is that we are collecting information from all over the country.

“We have seen that some polling units open later than 8 am in the morning. But we will have a final report. This election is important to Nigerian people and we have seen a lot of them at the polling units and we are also calling on those yet to go that they should try and do so.”




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