Tweeps have taken to the social media to react knock the president, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), after he openly displayed his ballot paper after voting.
Premium Politics on Saturday reported that Buhari who arrived at his polling unit at the Sarkin Yara A Kofar Baru 01/003, after fulfilling his civil obligation was said to have openly displayed his ballot paper after voting.
The development has continued to generate reactions from Nigerians on social media who knocked the President for violating the rules and regulations guiding the conduct of the election.
@Mn_Naya, while berating the president tweeted, “President Buhari just showed his ballot paper after thumb printing, showing who he voted for. Pure disregard of election rules. That vote should be cancelled.”
Also, @DamilolaKawojue, tweeted, “Why is Buhari showing his ballot paper after thumbprinting?
Is it not against the electoral act?
It’s supposed to be secret”
Another tweep, @Sports_Doctor2, tweeted, “Buhari showed his ballot paper with his vote on it to the press and everyone in his polling unit and that is not acceptable, it’s ILLEGAL!!!! Why is it now called a “SECRET BALLOT”?”
@Keneofodile, also tweeted, “Why will Buhari vote Apc and started showing it on national tv. People started chanting APC. Lawlessness in this country is out of hand God forbid.”
Another tweep, @Joshua, also tweeted, “Why’s president buhari displaying his ballot paper, i thought it’s illegal, can someone say something about this”.
Replying to @Joshua, @Mirabel, tweeted, “Wait why Buhari vote finish and showed up the party he voted for no no why ? campaigning on Election day is a bad one. What Buhari just did is canvassing for votes for his party and it’s really supposed to be a void for his votes”.