The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Body (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu has N305Billion Naira as the money required by the electoral body to conduct elections In 2023.
This he made known in an announcement on Monday during a meeting with the Senate Committee on Appropriations in the National Assembly.
According to the INEC chairman, the electoral commission had already collected N100 billion of the N200 billion required for the polls.
The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Senator Jibrin Barau, made it known that on Tuesday, December 21, the budget for year 2022 would be laid, debated, and enacted.
In the main time, the National Assembly will be closed for the New year and Christmas vacations beginning today.