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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC said on Monday that elections will not be holding in about 240 polling units across 28 States of the federation during the February 25 and March 11 general elections.INEC


The Commission also warned that it will not accept a situation where two or more party agents report to the polling units, causing confusion, adding that any agent found to be engaged in such act will be arrested and prosecuted.

The polling units where elections will not hold are from one in Edo, Kwara, Rivers and Zamfara States to 38 in Imo State which has the highest, Oyo News learnt.

The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu who disclosed this at a regular consultative meeting with leaders of the 18 registered political parties ahead of the elections said the affected polling units has no registered voter.

He said with the exclusion ot the 240 polling units, election will take place in about 176,606 polling units across the country.

In another development, INEC has saod it is not supporting any candidate or any political party in the forthcoming general elections, maintaining that its only interest is in the electoral process.

He said this when he addressed Supervisory Presiding Officers (SPOs) for the 2023 general election in Abuja.

By oyonews

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