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INEC INSISTS 2023 ELECTIONS MUST HOLD, DESPITE INSECURITY

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that no amount of security challenges would stop the conduct of the 2023 general election.

Chairman of INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu stated this during the public presentation of the 2022-2026 strategic plans and the 2023 election project plan which was held in Abuja on Thursday.

According to him, the documents presented were the third in the series of strategic election plans since the era of deliberate planning of elections started in 2012.

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He said the elections will be conducted for 1,491 constituencies nationwide made up of one Presidential constituency, 109 Senatorial districts, 360 Federal Constituencies, 28 governorship elections and 993 state constituencies.

He added that the election will involve an estimated one million electoral officials (both permanent and temporary or ad-hoc staff) deployed to 176,846 polling units in 8,809 wards and 774 local government areas across the country.

 

 

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