Thursday, November 5, 2020

INEC announces resumption of voters registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise will commence in the first quarter of 2021 ahead of the 2023 general elections.

Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the electoral body announced on Wednesday during a budget defence session with the Senate Committee in Abuja.

Yakubu also said that the sum of N1billion has also been earmarked for the exercise.

He added that he is in support of diaspora voting and called on the National Assembly to amend the Electoral Act to accommodate diaspora and early voting.


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