INEC registers 203,497 eligible voters online in one week

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reported that 203,497 eligible Nigerians have completed the online pre-registration as new voters, one week after it commenced the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR).

If applications for voter transfer, replacement of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), and information are added, the amount might grow to 259,713, according to Festus Okoye, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee.

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He said the commission’s website and social media outlets had been updated with information on the exercise.

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