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2023: INEC Agrees To Extend Deadline For Voters’ Registration

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2023: INEC Agrees To Extend Deadline For Voters’ Registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has agreed to extend the deadline for the ongoing continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise.

Thelagostimes recalls that the registration was initially slated to end on 30th June, 2022.

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 implementation of a House resolution reached last week.

“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.

Last week, the House of Representatives had 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.

Ayomide Ayano

A writer, communicator, Graduate of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism and a Christian.

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