The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has advised eligible voters in the February 25 and March 11 elections to visit its online portal to know their polling units.
The commission announced this in a short message, ‘Information for all eligible voters’, issued on Sunday in Abuja, Oyo News learnt.
INEC said this was important as it moved some voters from overcrowded polling units to less congested polling units within the same location for a stress-free voting.
“INEC in exercise of its powers under Section 40(2) of the Electoral Act, 2022, has allotted voters from overcrowded polling units to less congested polling units within the same location to promote a more pleasant and stress free voting experience on election day,” INEC explained.
The electoral body added, “Please visit the INEC’s Voter Verification System on: www.cvr.inecnigeria.org/vvs or voters.inecnigeria.org to check your name on the register of voters and confirm the location of your polling unit where you will vote on election day.”
The commission noted that the list of registered voters in the 176,846 polling units nationwide would be on display at each polling unit prior to elections.
“Eligible voters are encouraged to visit their polling units to check for their name on the register and confirm location of their polling unit where they will vote on election day,” said INEC.