Political parties support INEC plan to create new polling stations
Stakeholders at an Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Consultative Meeting stated that increased access to electoral units is critical to the exercise of voting rights and to free, fair and credible elections.
In a statement issued at the end of the first consultative meeting with political parties and the commission on the need to increase voter access to electoral units in Nigeria, held yesterday in Abuja, stakeholders stated that INEC’s proposal to transform existing and well-known voting stations (VP) and voting schemes (VPS) at the national level into full-fledged electoral units to address the voter access problem.
Press Release signed by Accord, The Honorable Mohammed Nalado; Alliance for Action, Hon Adekunle Omoaje; Democratic Action Party, Maychibi Solomon; African Congress of Action, Dr. Leonard Ezenwa; Action Peoples’ Party, Barr Lunch Agu; All-Progressive Congress, Senator John Akpanudodehe; Great Alliance of All Progressives, Labaran Maku; Allied Peoples’ Movement, Oladeji Ayodele; Labor Party Maria Lebele also stated that political parties fully support this decision.
The meeting was also attended by a representative of the National Rescue Movement, Prince Chinedu Obi; New People’s Party of Nigeria, Agbo G Major; People’s Democratic Party, Colonel Austin Akobundu (ret.); People’s Redemption Party, Babatunde Alli and Social Democratic Party, Shehu Gabam.
Source: – Leadership ng