What are the Polling Hours?
On each Election Day, polling stations will open for Accreditation and Voting from 8:00am to 2.00pm. However, voters on the queue before the close of poll at 2:00pm will be accredited and allowed to vote.
IMPORTANT: No person will be allowed to vote at a polling unit other than the one where he/she registered and got accredited.
Can I Bring My Phone to the Polling Unit?
Yes, you can use your phone to capture results and every proceedings but your phones are only prohibited in the polling booth.
What is the Voting Procedure?
Voting at the polling unit will be as follows: At the polling unit, join the queue. An INEC official will check if you are at the correct polling unit and confirm that the PVC presented belongs to you.
An INEC official will confirm if your PVC is genuine using the card reader. You will be asked to place your finger on the card reader.
An INEC official will ask for your PVC and confirm you are listed in the Voters Register. Your name will be ticked and your finger will be inked to confirm you have voted. If your name is not found you cannot vote.
The Presiding officer will stamp, sign and endorse your ballot paper. You will be given the ballot paper rolled with the printed side inwards and directed to the voting cubicle.
Stain your finger with the ink given and mark the box for your preferred candidate/party. Roll the ballot paper in the manner you were given and flatten it.
Leave the voting cubicle and drop the ballot paper in the ballot box in full view of people at the Polling Unit.
Leave the Polling Unit or wait if you so choose, in an orderly and peaceful manner, to watch the process up to declaration of result.
N.B The result of each Polling Unit shall be pasted at the unit for everyone to see.
IMPORTANT: A voter living with a disability will be assisted to vote in the polling unit by a person chosen by him/her, other than a poll agent. Where available, visually impaired voters may use Assistive Tactile facilities.
How do I report “Vote Buying” and other Election Offences?
Report election offences to the INEC situation room on election day. The number to reach the situation room will be communicated to the public before the election day.
Report election offences to the AAC party situation room on election day. The number to reach the situation room are +2349054176262