INEC has agreed to extend voter registration, say Reps

AHEAD OF THE 2023 PRESIDENTIAL POLLS, INEC HAS SAID IT WILL EXTEND THE CONTINIOUS VOTERS’ REGISTRATION EXERCISE BY 60 DAYS FOR PROSPECTIVE ELECTORATES THIS WAS MADE KNOWN ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22 BY THE HOUSE OF REPS COMMITTEE ON ELECTORAL MATTERS DURING PLENARY.

THIS LATEST ANNOUNCEMENT IS ON THE HEELS OF THE NUMEROUS AGITATION BY SEVERAL ELECTORAL STAKEHOLDERS ASKING FOR THE ELECTORAL BODY TO EXTEND THE CVR EXERCISE.

MEANWHILE, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE HAS URGED INEC TO DEPLOY ITS STAFF TO THE RESPECTIVE REGISTRATION POINTS, TO HASTEN THE PROCESS.