The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has set to announced the newly created Polling Units.
INEC added that the commission will published the new polling units by next week before the commencement of Continuous Voter Registration (CVR).
Recall that INEC had undertaken the task to expand existing Polling Units across the country to boost Voters’ access to polling centres to reduce apathy during elections.
INEC made the disclosure through the Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, while speaking at the presentation of fire engine to the Commission by the Federal Fire Service in Abuja.
According to him, the Commission accomplished the task for the first time in 25 years.
He said, “we earlier assured Nigerians that we shall conclude work on the expansion of voter access to polling units and make the new polling units available to citizens ahead of the CVR exercise.
“I am glad to report that we have accomplished this task for the first time in 25 years.
“A comprehensive list of the new polling units will be published next week. Similarly, details of the locations of the registration centres and the procedure for the commencement of online registration will also be made available after a series of regular consultative meetings with stakeholders next week”, he stated.