SENATE PROMISES TO SUPPORT INEC CREATE NEW POLLING UNITS NATIONWIDE.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on March 3, 2021
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan has assured the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC that the 9th Assembly would support the Commission for the creation of new polling units across the country.
The assurance was conveyed to the Commission at the Presentation on the State of Voter Access to polling units in Nigeria organized by the Joint Committee on INEC and Electoral Matters in Abuja.
He said the support would come either through budgeting or legislation to facilitate the work of INEC.
Earlier, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mohmood Yakubu, had asked the National Assembly to support its plan to convert polling points into polling units to tackle the challenges experienced by voters while seeking to access polling units.