Nigeria's electoral commission says 86.6 percent of voting cards collected
ABUJA, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Nigerian voters have collected
86.6 percent of all the voting cards issued, the chairman of the
electoral commission said on Thursday.
Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National
Electoral Commission (INEC), told election observers and
reporters that 72.8 million cards had been collected out of 84
million registered voters.
(Reporting by Paul Carsten and Aaron Ross;
Writing by Alexis Akwagyiram;
Editing by James Macharia)
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