Live update for Daura Senatorial zone seat bye-election
Today being the 11th of August, 2018, people from the 12 Local Government Areas of Katsina that comprises Daura zone are to elect their representative in the upper chamber of the Nigerian senate.
The by-election became mandatory following the demise of Late Senator Mustapha Bukar months back after a brief illness.
Major contenders in the election are Alhaji Kabir Babba Kaita of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and Ahmad Babba Kaita of All Progressives Congress, APC.
INEC and Police Command in Katsina all promised a free and fair election.
11:02AM ACCREDITING VOTERS AT MAITURMI SABUWA MAI’ADUA B.
11:20AM: Accreditation and voting going on smoothly in most of the polling units across the 12 LGAs
11:31AM: Eection Observers storm Maiadua local government
11:46AM Low voters turn out recorded at Kwangwalam polling unit, Maiadua L.G
11:49PM Election going on smoothly at the polling unit of both candidates in Kankia L.G
12:15pm: Women noticed to have large turn out of voters as compared to the men in most polling units
1:53PM: Katsina PDP chairman, Hon. Salisu Yusuf Majiri while casting his vote at his polling unit in Majigiri, Mashi L.G
3:15pm: counting on votes has already been started in many polling units.