Wednesday, November 30, 2022

2023: 187 Million Ballot Papers Ready For Presidential Elections – INEC

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Less than 100 days to the 2023 general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it will print a total of 187million ballot papers.


This was made known by the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye on Friday.

Okoye who spoke at a Roundtable with Bureau Chiefs/ Editors in Abuja said 93.5 million ballot papers will be used on February 25, 2023, for the presidential election and the remaining 93.5million ballot papers will be for run-off of the presidential election in case there is no clear winner.

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In the struggle to rid the coming election from all form of electoral malpractices, the commission have vowed to deploy the use of technology.

The electoral umpire’s boss stated this in a statement published on Wednesday, titled, ‘A message from the INEC chairman: 100 days to the 2023 general election’.

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Yakubu said INEC had made a steady progress in electoral reform and election administration, adding that Nigerians’ confidence in the electoral process was increasing.

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He further stated that the commission would keep Nigerians posted on the progress it was making and challenges it was confronting as the 2023 elections inched closer.

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