Nigeria's Buhari casts ballot as polls open in delayed election
ABUJA, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu
Buhari cast his ballot in the presidential election on Saturday
as polls opened after a week-long delay, television images on
Channels TV showed.
The race to control the country with Africa's biggest
economy pits Buhari, who is seeking a second term, against main
opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar, a businessman and former
vice president. Analysts have predicted a tight race.
(Reporting by James Macharia and Paul Carsten)
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