The executive chairman of Yagba West local government council of Kogi state, Hon. Pius Kolawole has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to consider creating additional polling units in the area considering its size and growing population.
Pius made the call on Monday when he received INEC officials who were in the local government to cite two new polling units in Odo Ere.
The Chairman who followed the INEC officials to the location of the new polling units at Igbodu open space beside the Divisional Police Headquarters, Oshajare Open space near borehole, Odo Ere, thanked the electoral commission for the additional polling units.
“I am using this medium to appeal to INEC headquarters to consider Yagba West for more polling units taking our size and population into consideration. We have expanded as a result of increased population, physical development hence the need to have more polling units,” Pius said.
Political leaders from APC and PDP witnessed the event.