Upcoming Nigerian presidential elections 'too close to call'

Nigerian elections are set to take place on Saturday to choose a president for the next four years.

EWN correspondent in Nigeria, Samson Omale says there is excitement across the country as voters wait in anticipation to cast their ballots.

There is a high expectation as to what the results would likely be.

Samson Omale, EWN correspondent

Omale says there is a serious contest between the incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) and his main challenger, former vice president Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

He says 84 million people are expected to cast their votes.

If you talk to people they are evenly divided and this is the first time in a long while that this election would be too close to call.

Samson Omale, EWN correspondent

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