Breaking: PDP's guber candidate Eleka finally casts his vote after card reader glitch

Breaking: PDP's guber candidate Eleka finally casts his vote after card reader glitch

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olusola Kolapo Eleka, has eventually cast his vote after few hours of card reader glitch.

The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC)'s card reader had failed to read Eleka's Permanent Voters Card (PVC).

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Eleka was finally able to cast his vote at 11.15 am following the intervention of National Commissioner of INEC, Prof. Anthonia Taiye.

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Following the intervention of the INEC national commissioner, Eleka was manually accredited and allowed to vote.

Eleka thanked the INEC commissioner for creating alternative means for him to cast his vote.

Meanwhile, Ekiti residents are trooping out in their large numbers to cast their vote for their preferred candidates in today's make or mar governorship election.

NAIJ.com reporters on ground are reporting massive movement of people trekking to long distance to get to their polling units.

This is despite the huge security deployment in the state which many public affairs analysts feared might deter residents from carrying out their franchise.

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