Abuja - The Independent National Electoral Commission has
forbidden it's plan to create an additional 30,000 Polling Units as the
proposal triggered controversy, PremiumTimes reported.
The decision by INEC to create the 21,000 units in the south and 8,000 in the
north was based on the number of registered voters.
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INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega has been criticized over the ratio in the geopolitical
zones, some leaders have called for him to resign.
The commission has decided to discontinue the plan until after the polls next
year, however the electoral body has vowed it will continue with the Voter
Points where necessary to ease pressure in the coming elections.
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