Tue. Nov 19th, 2019

INEC to Create More Polling Units in 2020

On Thursday, the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has made it public to Nigerian electorates that the commission will create more polling units by the first quarter of year 2020.

Gearing for the Kogi and Bayelsa states governorship elections, the Commission through its National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, at a dialogue session organised by the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room (Situation Room), in Abuja, revealed this information at press time.

The prospective Creation of additional polling units come 2020 is to add to the 119973 polling units in the country. The creation of additional polling units is to put an end to the continue use of ad hoc procedure of creating Voting Points and Voting Point Settlements.

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