Benin opposition raises alarm, calling on the president to amend electoral laws ahead of legislative polls
Opposition to incumbent Beninese government has called on the president, Patrice Talon to amend the country's electoral code before the conduct of the legislative election slated for April. The opposition pointed to the complexities of procedures for candidates to submit files and called for a review. The Beninese government however undermined the accusations. The Beninese legislative election is expected to see some 5,000,000 voters cast their votes in 7,964 polling stations. 55 polling stations abroad are also expected to be set up for Beninese in the diaspora to participate in the polls.