The Independent National Commissioner INEC says all the challenges hindering eligible Voters from participating in the Nation’s Electoral Process will be addressed before Twenty Twenty Three General Election.
National Commissioner and INEC Chairman Committee Electoral Operations and Logistics Professor Okechukwu Ibeanu who stated this in Abuja at the opening of a two day Technical Workshop for Head of Operations on Expanding Access to Polling Units in Nigeria said the workshop was to build the capacity of officers on the next stages after consultations with stakeholders on converting voting points to Polling Units across the country.
Professor Ibeanu explained that all polling Units that were badly located would also be brought out to new condusive places for eligible voters to access.
The National Commissioner assured the participants that maps of all local governments indicating the present voting points and polling Units would be provided to guide the officers in the assignment.
National Commissioner and INEC Chairman Voter Education and information Committee Chief Festus Okoye maitaned that the polling Units that were needed to be relocated would provide ample opportunity for new registrants to have new accessible polling Units.
Chief Okoye assured Nigerians that INEC would continue to engage the National Assembly to expedite action on amending the Constitution to accommodate new initiatives that would accommodate enhance more participation of eligible voters in the country.