Jun 13, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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We Are Working on Cost of 2023 General Elections, INEC reveals

– The total amount that will be spent on the parliamentary elections in 2023 will soon be known, according to the INEC

< strong> – The electoral referee has also announced that a comprehensive list of the new polling stations will be published soon

– There are strong indications that the Elections in 2023 would cost more than those of 2019 with a budget of N234.5 billion

Abuja, Nigeria – The financial needs for the implementation of the parliamentary elections in 2023 will be known shortly, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The electoral referee says he started work on Has said it was working still on the numbers, reports This Day.

The sum of 234.5 billion N was approved for the holding of the 2019 parliamentary elections and there are strong ones Signs that elections will cost more in 2023.

In addition, INEC says that a comprehensive list of the new polling stations will be published soon.

This was announced by the INEC National Commissioner and Chairman for Information and Voting Education, Mr. Festus Okoye.

He said:

” That depends on a number of variables. It can be higher if the law is changed and the commission decides to use electronic voting machines. “

Avoid violence and destruction

Idimogu, the chairman of the State House of Representatives Committee on Employment and Wealth Generation, spoke at a news conference on Friday, May 28, accusing Ndigbo of avoiding violence and ensuring that no further destruction is allowed in the area.

INEC raises the alarm over the destruction of its facilities

It was reported that the chairman of the commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, announced this at an emergency meeting in Abuja on Thursday, May 27th with security agencies.

Professor Yakubu stated that nine of the incidents occurred in 2019, while 21 cases were recorded in 2020.