The Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has Saturday cast its vote in the presidential elections, which is actually a week earlier. The vote was then at the last moment, a week delayed because there are problems with the organization would have been.
The 76-year-old Buhari voted Saturday in the place where he comes from, Daura, in the north-west of the country. He himself is one of the two main presidential candidates.
It is the sixth presidential elections since the then-military government in 1999, the democracy laws.
The military grip on the country, however, is not lost. So is Buhari, for example, a former general who, in 1983 a military coup. In 2015 he was as a citizen be elected president.
The West African country has almost 190 million inhabitants and about 84 million voters may Saturday in a 120,000 polling stations.
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