The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed worry over low voter turnout during elections, which stood at 30-35 percent of current 84 million registered voters in the last two electoral cycles, including off-season elections, blaming it on limited access to polling units (Pus). INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu expressed this worry at the first quarter […] Read Full Story
Nigerians will have more access to Polling Units (PUS) to elect leaders of their choice in future polls, particularly the 2023 general elections. The electoral process has in the past 25 years been constrained by overcrowding, numerous unserved populations and poor locations, which potentially disenfranchised millions of Nigerians, and also pose health risks with the […] Read Full Story
…Says it’s to increase accessibility Emma Ujah The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has intensified consultations with stakeholders on the creation of new Polling Units (Pus), across the country. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, who held a meeting with the media in Abuja, yesterday, said that existing 119, 973 PUs, created 25 years
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