The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that a total of 1,574, 301 polling unit agents would participate in the 2023 elections.
INEC disclosed this on Monday when it released a report titled: “Summary of Polling Unit and Collation Centre agents submitted by political parties submitted for the general 2023.”
According to the electoral body, a total of 68,057 would also part take in the forthcoming elections as collation agents.
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It added that the New Nigerian Peoples Party, (NNPP) has 176, 200 agents, while Labour party has 134, 874 agents, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has 176,588 agents, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has 176,223 agents, while the other 14 political parties have a total number of 910,426 agents.
Also, the report revealed that a total number of 68,057 would also participate in the elections as collation agents in the registration area/war, local government, and state.
It further disclosed that NNPP had 9,604; LP 4,859; PDP – 9,539; APC – 9,581, while the other 14 political parties had 34,474 collation officers.
The INEC report also revealed that 27 people would serve as agents at the National collation centre. The APC had two, same as PDP and LP, while NNPP has one and the other 14 political parties have 20 agents.
The polling and collation agents were nominated by the 18 political parties as their representatives in the 2023 elections.
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