INEC removes polling units from shrines, churches, mosques

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has removed 749 polling units from shrines and several others from religious houses, royal palaces, and private properties which the commission claimed to be inappropriate facilities.

INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu made this known on Wednesday in Abuja at a meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) but did not give reasons for the action.

Presently, Nigeria has 176, 846 full-fledged polling units from the initial 119, 973 polling units.

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