INEC converts 1,495 voting points to polling units in Adamawa

 The Independent Electoral (INEC) has converted 1,495 Voting Points (VPs) to Polling Units (PUs) in Adamawa.
Mr Kassim Gaidam, the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) disclosed this at stakeholders on Wednesday in Yola.
He said the aim to decongest PUs with many VPs to address the challenge of voter apathy during elections.

Gaidam said population growth, new settlements, difficult terrains and other factors were considered by the in trying to decongest the available PUs.
“You will recall that during the 2019 elections, the statistics showed that we had 1,973,083 registered voters, across the 2,608 PUs and 1,495 VPs.
“With the exercise therefore, the will have a total of 4,104 full-pledged PUs,” he said.
According to , all the PUs will be at buildings.

He said that the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) would commence on June 28 and urged those who have reached the age of 18 years to register.
Alhaji Adamu Alhaji, the Commissioner of advised political parties to play the game of politics by the rules.
Adamu, represented by ACP Audu Paul at the event.(NAN)