2023 Elections: INEC Creates More Polling Units Across Nigeria

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Wednesday announced the creation of additional 56, 872 polling units across the country as the commission prepares for 2023 general elections.

The Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, stated this at a meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners.

According to him, Nigeria now has a total of 176, 846 Polling Units from the initial 119, 973 following the conversion of voting points and voting points settlement to full-fledged Polling Units.

Yakubu said the commission had also removed 749 Polling Units from inappropriate facilities, with nine of them from shrines and several others from religious houses, royal palaces and private property.

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