INEC COMMENCES CONTINUOUS VOTER REGISTRATION

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it has not changed its proposed April date for the commencement of its Continuous Voter Registration. Mahmood Yakubu Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this on Wednesday in Abuja that arrangements were on to ensure the exercise took off smoothly as scheduled.Yakubu said that the exercise would be held throughout the 774 Local Government Areas of the country. BVI Channel 1 gathered from reliable source that Voters Registration is scheduled to commence effective from Monday 10th April,2017. The Registration once started will be continuous ; it would not end at our local governments. “It will continue beyond the general elections.’’ Yakubu advised Nigerians who are 18 years and above to take advantage of the opportunity and not disenfranchise themselves. He also advised registered voters, who were yet to collect their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs), to visit the commission’s offices where they registered to obtain them.

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