Independent National Electoral Commission

Plot 436 Zambezi Crescent Maitama


About The Independent National Electoral Commission

The Independent National Electoral Commission is a government body responsible for conducting elections in Nigeria. The commission is also charged with assuring the credibility of the elections making sure the election process is free and fair. The Independent National Electoral Commission is also responsible  for the distribution of permanent voters' card to citizens and setting up of polling booths nationwide.  

History of The Independent National Electoral Commission

The history of the Independent National Electoral Commission dates as far back as the pre-independence era when a commission to conduct the 1959 election was established, this commission was called the Electoral Commission of Nigeria. In 1960, the Federal Electoral Commission was established to conduct the elections in 1964 and 1965. This commission did not exist for long as it was disintegrated after the coup in 1966. The military government of General Sani Abacha established the National Electoral Commission of Nigeria in 1995 but this dissolved after the untimely death of General Sani Abacha in 1998. General Abdulsalam Abubakar's administration dissolved the National Electoral Commission of Nigeria in 1998 and this gave birth to the Independent National Electoral Commission which conducted the elections that ushered in the Nigerian Fourth Republic.

Safety

There is no threat to safety at INEC.

Best Time to Visit The Independent National Electoral Commission

INEC is best visited during election periods and periods leading up to the elections.

Most Common Visitors

The most common visitors at INEC are government officials and staff.

Why You Should Visit

Guests can visit INEC to get educated on the election processes.

Weather at The Independent National Electoral Commission

Independent National Electoral Commission is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year. This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.

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Address

Plot 436 Zambezi Crescent Maitama

Phone

0703 301 5441 |0700 2255 4632

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