The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Demands N6-Billion for feeding during the 2019 polls.
This is contained in the budget for the polls presented to the House of Representatives by INEC.
INEC had in 2015 demanded for N120 billion for the general election and is now Asking for N189.2 billion to conduct the polls.
The propound budget for 2019 election budget has an increase of about N69 billion collate to the 2015 election budget.
Elucidating the facts behind the increase, the INEC CEO affirm that the commission has registered about 91 political parties as against 44 In 2015 and foreign exchange.
“We needed the money so as to feed the policeman during the poll,” he said.