Turnout low in vote for powerful Nigerian state governors

A voter fills in her ballot during Nigeria's governorship and state assembly election in Karu, Nigeria March 9, 2019. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigerian voters returned to the polls on Saturday to elect powerful state governors just two weeks after Muhammadu Buhari secured a second term in a delayed presidential vote, but civil society observers said turnout was low. The election is for 29 of the country’s 36 governors, who are among the most influential […]

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