Nigerians worried over threat to 2023 polls despite assurances — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

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• Lawmakers remain mum, continue with recess despite heightening insecurity
• INEC: Elections may not hold in 242 polling units with 142,261 registered voters in 10 Katsina LGAs
• Security indices not promising free, fair polls, say experts
• Uba: Terrorists cannot scuttle elections
• Engage ex-servicemen, retired military officers tell FG

Despite assurances from President Muhammadu Buhari and the service chiefs that there is no cause for alarm over security threats to the 2023 elections, Nigerians are still worried about the spate of insecurity in the country.

This is heightened by the recent terror alerts from some foreign missions and high commissions, warning its citizens not to travel to Abuja and eight other states in the North.

Yesterday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) disclosed that 242 polling units with 142,261 registered voters in 10 Councils of Katsina State were under serious security threat.

The Commission’s Head of Department of…



Source: Guardian Newspaper