2023 Election: INEC Budgets N239bn For Poll Materials, Presidential Run-Off

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INEC Budgets N239bn For Poll Materials, Presidential Run-Off

The Independent National Electoral Commission will spend not less than N239.2bn on procuring voting materials and vehicles that will be used in the 2023 general election.

This is according to the 2023 General Election Project Plan that was launched by INEC in Abuja on Thursday.

The commission stated that N239.2bn, which constitutes 78.44 per cent of its N305bn budget, would be spent on 10 critical items which included ballot papers, operational vehicles, ballot boxes, allowances of ad hoc workers, printing of result sheets, logistics and procurement of accreditation devices.

Also included in the N239.2bn budget is the N27.1bn set aside by the commission for possible run-off elections, including the one for the presidential poll.

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