President Muhammadu Buhari's Special Assistant on Digital Communications, Bashir Ahmad, has taken to his verified Twitter account to share a photo of the president displaying his ballot paper at his polling unit in Kastina State. According to several reports, President Buhari arrived at polling unit 003, Sarkin Yara A Ward, Daura Local Government Area of Kastina State, in the company of his wife, Aisha Buhari.
Upon arrival, he reportedly presented his PVC to the INEC officials, who then verified and accredited him before proceeding to the polling booth to thumbprint. Moments later, Buhari displayed his ballot paper for people to see his choice of presidential candidate before putting it into the box. The photo was later shared on social media by Buhari's media aide and it has garnered a lot of mixed reactions from Nigerians.
In reaction to this, many Nigerians criticized the action of the president, adding that it was against the Electoral Act. Check out reactions below.