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PUAN stands for Polling Unit Ambassadors of Nigeria. We are a non-partisan team of patriotic Nigerians who are ready to fight and defend the will of the people in this election so that the best candidates win, for good governance and a better nation. 

We are made up of volunteers from the FCT, all 36 states and the 774 local government areas of Nigeria. During elections, we engage trained locals as observers in every polling unit of every ward across the country to monitor and give independent, transparent and on-the-fly report of proceedings. 

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2023 Polling Unit Observers, 5 PUAN per Polling Unit


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Goals & Objectives

To mobilize about Twenty-Five Million PVC carrying Nigerians, to key into the Nigerian project and form Polling Unit communities within their Polling Unit area and become Polling Unit Ambassadors with the sole intent of influencing and organizing their Polling Unit Communities for free and fair election.

To create a platform to garner massive support and popularity for the new order in Nigerian Electoral system where the electorates become ultimate deciders of Election outcomes in Nigeria.

Make a lasting impression on the constituents through a strategic mobilization and local engagements that will identify and address very critical needs of the Nigerian Electorates.

To open wider doors to police all existing Polling Units in Nigeria and create a level playing ground for politicians and aspiring leaders across all Political parties for advancement of their political ambitions in 2023 polls; to also create a model for the youths to galvanize activities that will always promote free, fair and credible Elections in Nigeria.

How it works

Mobilization for Local participation in Electoral Process

The PUAN is mobilizing a teaming twenty-five million PVC carrying Nigerians to form polling unit communities within their Polling Unit Areas and become Polling Unit Ambassadors with the sole intent of influencing and organizing their Polling Unit Communities for free and fair election.

Local Engagements

Through the local structures, PUAN creates interactive fora that project grassroot electorates via direct engagements and well doctored interactions. PUAN organizes sensitization to help local communities identify and project their communal needs, vet manifestoes by election candidates and vote candidates based on capacity to deliver. The local pre-voting sensitization is particularly geared to work against inducement.

Local Engagements

As the dark dread light, so does electoral malpractices fear transparent reporting. PUAN is going all out against any form of shadiness in this election. We are working with INEC and the security agents to mount ambassadors as observers in all the polling units across the country. These ambassadors shall provide live coverage and transparent, independent reporting.


PUAN maintains a highly transparent donation management policies. Complete records of all donations are published and sent to donors on periodic basis. PUAN also respect the intent of the donor relating to those that desire to remain anonymous. With respect to anonymous donation, PUAN will restrict information about the donor to only those staff members with a need to know.

Programme & Events

All through the calendar from now until the end of the 2023 General Elections, PUAN has a list of programmes geared towards aiding in achieving the target objectives. Check upcoming events and join us in your location.

  • PUAN Poll Viewing Center (PPVC) Abuja

    PUAN Poll Viewing Center (PPVC)

    PUAN will be creating an election Media situation room for the 2023 General Election. This Situation room is where PUAN will be harvesting live proceedings from the election field as

    February 25 @ 8:00 am - February 28 @ 5:00 pm at Banex Plaza Wuse
  • Abuja State Ambassadors Inauguration

    Polling Unit Ambassadors of Nigeria (PUAN) - Abuja State Ambassadors InaugurationEx

    On the 22nd of October 2022; the national executives of the Polling Unit Ambassadors of Nigeria inaugurated the State executives for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. The state executives

    October 22, 2022 @ 1:00 pm at Maitama, Abuja
  • Anambra Road Walk

    PUAN - Anambra State Chapter Road Walk

    The Anambra State Chapter of the Polling Units Ambassadors of Nigeria are set for a Road Walk demonstration against vote-buying on Thursday, December 15, 2022.

    December 15, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm at Anambra State

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