Voters greet Gen. Gowon with cheers as he visits polling units in Abuja

Former Head of State and elder statesman, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, was greeted with cheers by voters as he visited some polling units in Karu and Nyanya, Abuja on Saturday.

Gen. Gowon with cheers as he visits polling units in Abuja

He also commended voters for coming out to perform their civic responsibility.

Voters, political party officials and security men alike momentarily put aside their frustrations after a sluggish start to voting to acknowledge Gowons, agility, simplicity and dedication to democracy.

The former head of state wore an overcoat indicting he was at the polling centres as an accredited Domestic Observer 2019 General Elections.

Gowon is the head of the Yakubu Gowon Foundation and convener of Nigeria Prays.

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