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2023 Elections: Low voter turnout in Abia

Saturday’s Governorship and States Houses of Assembly election witnessed low voter turnout in some places in Abia, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

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NAN reports that although accreditation and voting commenced early, the voters were scanty.

Mr Chijioke Anyanwu a party agent in Amasator Ward 3 Polling Unit 92, told NAN that the officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) arrived with election materials at about 8 a.m.

He, however, added that voting was yet to start because no voter had turnout to exercise his franchise.

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Anyanwu expressed optimism that the number of voters would increase in a short while.

The situation was different at Amasator Ward 3, Polling Unit 009 as some people had already voted as at 8:50a.m.(

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