JUST IN: INEC Extends Voter Registration By 60 Days, Details Here
JUST IN: INEC Extends Voter Registration By 60 Days, Details Here.
Fresh reports from Abuja say the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has bowed to pressure from Nigerians to extend the deadline for voter registration.
The ongoing continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise was initially slated to end at the end of June 2022.
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Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Electoral Matters, Hon. Aishatu Jibril Dukku disclosed this while briefing fellow lawmakers on the committee’s efforts to ensure the implementation of a House resolution reached last week.
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“The Committee held a meeting with INEC yesterday (Tuesday) and they agreed to extend the CVR, all our resolutions were approved,” she told members of the House at plenary on Wednesday.
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The House of Representatives had last Wednesday urged INEC to extend the deadline for the continuous voter registration by an extra 60 days from June 30, 2022, to enable more Nigerians to register.
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