Kuffour lauds large turnout of voters

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Kuffour, who visited some polling units along the airport road in Abuja, said the turn-out of voters showed that Nigerians were ready to cast their votes.

“Nigeria is very strategic to West Africa and Africa in general, that is why the attention of the continent and the whole world is focused on this election.

“It is our hope that Nigeria will come out a winner. I commend the way and manner voters conducted themselves.’’

Kuffour expressed the hope that INEC would overcome every shortcoming in the general elections.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that some voters complained about late arrival of officials of the Independent National Commission and the slow pace of accreditation.  (NAN)