As a result of persistent insecurity in Borno State, the 2023 elections will probably be held in tremendous camps in 19 of the 27 native authorities areas within the state.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee, Mohammed Ibrahim, disclosed this at a press convention in Maiduguri on Friday, December 9.
He outlined a brilliant camp as a spot the place elections might be held safely, saying that tremendous camps can be ready for the aim earlier than the elections.
The REC introduced that residents of all of the 9 native authorities areas in Borno North Senatorial Zone will vote within the tremendous camps, as will their counterparts in seven of the 9 native authorities areas within the Central Senatorial Zone.
Residents of three of the 9 native authorities areas within the southern senatorial zone may even train their franchise in tremendous camps, Ibrahim introduced.
He stated that residents of the remaining eight native governments, two of that are within the central zone and 6 within the southern zone, will vote within the normal voting association.
Firstly of the pre-election marketing campaign, the REC additionally introduced: “The Fee screens and screens the marketing campaign financing of events and candidates.”
He, nevertheless, stated that the Fee can monitor and hint such funds solely on visible supplies used within the marketing campaign, akin to billboard ads, automotive branding and tv jingles.
RIK stated Borno State, which has 27 native governments, three senatorial districts, 10 federal constituencies and 28 state constituencies, has 312 registration areas, 5,071 polling models and a pair of,514,228 voters as discovered within the preliminary voter record.