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Edo election: Low turn out at Jattu as deputy governor casts vote

There was low turn out at Jattu as Edo State deputy governor, Comrade Phillip Shaibu voted at 10 32 am Azama Primary School, in his hometown in Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State.

Unlike in other areas, turn out was remarkably low, a situation which an upbeat Shaibu attributed to the series of violence in the run-up to the governorship election.

Speaking with journalists shortly after casting his vote, Shaibu commended the exercise, noting that it was a good thing that it turned to be peaceful as against the initial prediction of violence.

The PDP deputy governorship candidate enthused: “We will win. I am very optimistic of victory. As you can see, the election is very peaceful. There is no single case of violence here “

Accreditation and voting started early and voters are were seen lining up to vote amidst light security mounted by a combined team of security personnel.

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