September 25, 2023


The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday said overcrowded polling units will be decongested to smaller polling units in the same location on election day.

According to INEC, the decongestion will ease voting processes.

The commission said the list of registered voters in the 176,846 polling units nationwide will be displayed, urging eligible voters to confirm their location on the day of election.

The announcement read “The Independent National Electoral Commission 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.

“Please visit the INEC’s Voter Verification System on: or to check your name on the register of voters and confirm the location of your polling unit where you will vote on Election Day.

“Furthermore, the list of registered voters in the 176,846 polling units nationwide will be on display at each polling unit prior to Election Day.

“Eligible voters are encouraged to visit their polling units to check for their name on the register and confirm the location of their polling unit where they will vote on Election Day.

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