Nigerian Voters 16.7m More Than Rest Of West Africa, Says INEC Chairman
Written by City Radio on January 17, 2023
Yakubu dismissed any speculation of plans to put off the elections scheduled for February 25th and March 11th.
The National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said available data indicates that Nigeria has 16.7 million more voters than the rest of West Africa.
Yakubu made the revelation on Tuesday afternoon, while delivering a lecture at London-based Chatham House on the topic ‘Nigeria’s 2023 Elections: Preparations and Priorities for Electoral Integrity and Inclusion’.
Yakubu dismissed any speculation of plans to put off the elections scheduled for February 25th and March 11th, saying INEC is not contemplating let alone planning to postponing the 2023 general elections.
Early choice of election technology management tools, especially the main election technology, is very critical for success, according to him.