INEC to receive N18 billion for conduct of Imo, Bayelsa and Kogi polls
Written by Joey Shekwonuzhibo on October 31, 2023
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will reportedly get N18 billion for the conduct of the Bayelsa, Imo, and Kogi governorship elections.
The polls are billed for November 11, 2023, and according to the Minister of Budget and Economic Planning Atiku Bagudu, the electoral umpire will get the fund out of the N2.1 trillion 2023 supplementary budget.
Bagudu spoke at the State House in Abuja yesterday, following the Federal Executive Council, FEC meeting which was held on the same day.
According to him, the approval of the supplementary budget was to address urgent issues.