2023 Elections: INEC creates 6,652 new polling units in Katsina
Katsina state has been accorded 6,652 new polling units as part of preparations for the 2023 general elections.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it created 56, 873 new Polling Units (PUs) across the country.
The electoral body has also removed 749 polling units (PUs) from inappropriate facilities, with nine of them from shrines and several others from religious places, palaces and private properties.
The chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, who announced this Wednesday in Abuja, said from the initial 119,973, Nigeria now has 176,846 PUs. He said new PUs followed the conversion of the existing voting points (VPs) to PUs
Lagos topped the chart with 13, 325, Kano second with 11,222 and Kaduna State third with 8,012 polling units.