Buhari performed his civic duty moments ago in his hometown Daura in Katsina State, accompanied by his wife Aisha.
President Buhari faces still opposition from dozens of other candidates, including former Vice President Atiku Abubakar who is contesting under the umbrella of the PDP.
Elections have started in many parts of the country. Stay with us for updates.
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President Muhammad Buhari says he is hopeful that the elections will go well, and looks forward to congratulating himself at the conclusion of the voting exercise. #TGNElectionWatch #ElectionDay #Nigeria #Buhari #APC #NigeriaDecides2019 #INEC #TheGuardianNG pic.twitter.com/refHi1GNtf
— The Guardian Nigeria (@GuardianNigeria) February 23, 2019