The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, has said that more than 84 million Nigerians are eligible to vote in next year’s general election.
He spoke when he received a delegation of the African Union (AU).
The team of the continental organisation led by Musa Faki Mahamad promised to provide full support to INEC during the 2019 general election.
According to Prof Yakubu, the commission had carried out the observations and recommendations the Union made after the 2015 elections.
“Your visit is coming exactly 113 days to the elections in Nigeria scheduled for Saturday February 16, 2019.