The Minority in Parliament wants the Electoral commission and the Finance Ministry to lay out a detailed plan before the House for the conduct of the referendum for the creation of new regions.

The minority leader, Haruna Iddrisu has indicated the Election management body must exhibit high level of preparedness ahead of the conduct of the crucial polls.

A planned meeting arranged for today between the nine-member Commission of Enquiry for the creation of the new regions and the Members of Parliament from the four regions under consideration has been rescheduled to Tuesday.

Speaking on the floor of parliament on Friday, May 18, 2018, Mr. Haruna Iddrisu maintained that it will be appropriate for the House to be briefed on the preparedness of the EC in the upcoming event.

The Commission was tasked to look into the demands for the creation of new regions. It has so far concluded some public stakeholder engagements in the regions concerned.

The process is expected to culminate in the conduct of a referendum on the creation of the new regions.