Elections will not hold in 240 polling units – INEC

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Abuja, Feb. 13, 2023 – Elections will not hold in 240 polling units across 28 states during the Feb. 25 to March 11 general elections.

Prof Mahmoud Yakubu, the INEC Chairman, announced this on Monday at a meeting with political party leaders in Abuja.

The number of affected polling units range from one in Edo, Kwara, Rivers and Zamfara to 38 in Imo which is the highest.

He said the affected polling units had no voter register.

He said with the exclusion of the 240 polling units, election would take place in 176,606 polling units across the country.

INEC also warned that it will not accept a situation where two or more agents report for a party at the polling units to cause confusion.

INEC chairman said that any agent found engaged in such act would be arrested and prosecuted. (GBN)

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