The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) resumes the continuous voter registration exercise on Monday in preparation for the 2023 general election.
The electoral body had earlier informed the public that the registration which will span through the third quarter of 2022, will be targeting at least 20 million new voters.
With the creation of 56, 872 additional polling units across the nation, the Nigerian electoral body had also accredited 31 organisations to observe the CVR, while 20 more applications were being processed.
The Commission announced it would be deploying 5346 officials to 2673 registration centres, even as it warned against the falsification of data. For individuals who intend to register online, INEC has also provided a portal and below is a step-by-step process.
The chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, also said the security of the personnel was very paramount.
He had said, “We are concerned about the security issues in some parts of the country. The commission would be deploying 5346 officials to 2673 registration centres. What happens if any of these staff is abducted?©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.