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INEC constitutes electoral constituencies committees, diaspora voting

By Editor   |   01 February 2017   |   1:36 am  

inecThe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has constituted an eight-member committee for the review of electoral constituencies and committee for review of polling units and registration areas.

Also constituted, according to the commission’s daily bulletin issued yesterday in Abuja is a 10-member committee on the review of Diaspora or out-of-country voting.

It said that other committees set up included those on review of the suppressed constituencies and review of GIS laboratory.

The commission explained that the committees were constituted as part of its effort at improving the electoral process, adding that they were chaired by its national commissioners.

It said that all the committees were expected to submit their final reports within six weeks.
The term of reference for the Committee on Review of Electoral Constituencies, according to the bulletin, include reviewing INEC’s past and recent attempts at delimitation of constituencies and make recommendations on the way forward.

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