The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has constituted a 10-member committee on the Review of Diaspora or Out-of-Country Voting. Also constituted, according to the commission’s daily bulletin issued on Tuesday in Abuja are eight-member committee for the Review of Electoral Constituencies and committee for Review of Polling Units and Registration Areas. It said that other committees set up included those on Review of the Suppressed Constituencies and Review of GIS Laboratory. The commission explained that the committees were constituted as part of its effort at improving the electoral process, adding that the committees were chaired by its National Commissioners.
It said that all the committees were expected to submit their final reports to the commission within six weeks.
The term of reference for the Committee on Review of Electoral Constituencies, according to the bulletin, include reviewing INEC’s past and recent attempts at delimitation of constituencies and make recommendations on the way forward.