Connect with us

General news

INEC to publish comprehensive list of registered voters soon: Yakubu

Published

on

 The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC says it is working towards publishing a comprehensive list of registered voters in Nigeria ahead of 2023 poll The INEC Chairman Prof Mahmood Yakubu said this at the stakeholders validation meeting for the 2022 revised framework and regulations for voting by Internally Displaced Persons IDPs in Abuja on Tuesday Yakubu said that the list would integrate the fresh voters registered at the just concluded Continuous Voter Registration CVR to the existing register of over 84 million voters He faulted claim by a section of the civil society groups that INEC was not willing to display the register At a media briefing yesterday the commission was accused of failure to display the voters register as provided by Section 19 1 of the Electoral Act 2022 This claim is incorrect What the commission displThird Quarter He said that a comprehensive schedule of the CVR and the display of the register was shared with stakeholders at the commission s quarterly meeting just before the inception of the exercise in June 2021 We wish to assure Nigerians that the commission will display the comprehensive register in all the 8 809 wards and 774 local government councils nationwide as envisaged in Section 19 1 of the Electoral Act 2022 This will integrate fresh voters registered under the last CVR to the existing register of over 84 million voters The date will be announced as soon the commission completes the ongoing Automated Biometric Identification System ABIS to weed out all as well as ineligible registrants We appeal to some of our friends in civil society organisations to be guided accordingly Yakubu said NewsSourceCredit NAN
INEC to publish comprehensive list of registered voters soon: Yakubu

Independent National Electoral Commission

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is working towards publishing a comprehensive list of registered voters in Nigeria,  ahead of 2023 poll.

smart blogger outreach naija new

INEC Chairman

The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu. said this at the stakeholders’ validation meeting for the 2022 revised framework and regulations for voting by Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Abuja on Tuesday.

naija new

Continuous Voter Registration

Yakubu said that the list would integrate the fresh voters registered at the just concluded Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) to the existing register of over 84 million voters.

naija new

He faulted claim by a section of the civil society groups that INEC was not willing to display the register.

Electoral Act

“At a media briefing yesterday, the commission was accused of failure to display the voters’ register as provided by Section 19(1) of the Electoral Act 2022. This claim is incorrect.

Third Quarter

“What the commission displThird Quarter).

He said that a comprehensive schedule of the CVR and the display of the register was shared with stakeholders at the commission’s quarterly meeting just before the inception of the exercise in June 2021.

Electoral Act

“We wish to assure Nigerians that the commission will display the comprehensive register in all the 8,809 wards and 774 local government councils nationwide as envisaged in Section 19(1) of the Electoral Act, 2022.
“This will integrate fresh voters registered under the last CVR to the existing register of over 84 million voters.

Automated Biometric Identification System

“The date will be announced as soon the commission completes the ongoing Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) to weed out all as well as ineligible registrants.

“We appeal to some of our friends in civil society organisations to be guided accordingly,” Yakubu said.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

bet9ja m naij hausa bit shortner instagram download