The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has moved some allotted voters from overcrowded polling units to less congested polling units within the same location to promote a stress-free voting experience on election day.
INEC said this while urging eligible voters to visit its online portal to find out where they will vote in the upcoming general election in a short message titled “Information for all eligible voters,” issued by the commission on Sunday in Abuja.
According to the commission, the rejigging of the voters was in accordance with the powers granted it under the Electoral Act 2022.
“INEC in the 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.
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“Please visit the INEC’s Voter Verification System on: www.cvr.inecnigeria.org/vvs or voters.inecnigeria.org to check your name on the register of voters and confirm the location of your polling unit where you will vote on election day,” it stated.
INEC added that the list of registered voters in each of the 176,846 polling units across the country would be on display 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,” it advised.