Alhaji Nasir Ayilara, Niger Resident Electoral Commissioner, said this at the collation of the results of governorship election in the state.
He said that the elections were extended to allow people in the areas to exercise their franchise.
The commissioner said that the areas included Mashegu, Mariga and Wushishi, adding that the elections would end before the end of the day.
Ayilara added that 15 local government areas had already submitted their results while the remaining six were being awaited.(NAN)
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