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Nigeria: blogger's voting experience

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Nigeria, Elections, Governance, Politics

Nigerian blogger, Tayo Odukoya, blogs about his experience in the Nigerian presidential election [1]: “The first observation was that the voting spot was quite devoid of people. If you read the registration process on my previous post “INEC Registration Exercise. Have you registered?”, you'll remember that due to the crowd of aspiring registrants, I had to wait for some time before I could get registered. There was no voter in sight, contrary to the gubernatorial elections when the queues were very long (check it out on Tolted's Blog) and some people did not get to vote. This lent credibility to a rumor that many Nigerians had decided to boycott the election due to a speculation that their votes would not count (or be counted for that matter!).”