BREAKING: “Election will not hold in 240 polling units” – INEC, gives reason

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12 days to the 2023 general elections in Nigeria, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said voting will not hold in 240 Polling Units (PUs). reports that the INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu made this disclosure on Monday during a meeting with leaders of political parties.

Yakubu stated nobody chose to vote in these polling units.

At the meeting, the electoral body also revealed that 1,574,000 polling agents registered to be at the PUs nationwide.

Furthermore, Yakubu told the leaders of political parties that INEC met with service chiefs to guarantee the security of election officials.

Meanwhile, he bemoaned the lawsuits against INEC, saying 18 political parties have over 1,200 cases at the Federal High Courts alone — more than when the commission was dealing with 91 political parties.

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