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INEC begins voter online registration, to last for one year

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The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu said INEC will start its online voter registration from June 28 which would last for one year.

He stated this on Monday in Abuja at its quarterly meeting with media executives stressing the importance of voters awareness of the exercise.

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He appealed to the media for massive publicity on the relocation of voting points which have been relocated to the underserved areas.

According to the INEC boss, “there will be new registrants, requests for intra-state and inter-state transfers as well as the replacement of voters’ cards as provided by law.

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Prof. Mahmood explained that the off-season 2022 Ekiti and Osun governorship election timetables have been released.

He said governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states will hold on 18th June 2022 and 16th July 2022 respectively.

“We intend to undertake the CVR exercise over a period of at least one year.

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“Furthermore, with the relocation of voting points to underserved areas as autonomous polling units, there is need for massive publicity so that citizens are familiar with their voting locations well ahead of all forthcoming elections. We appeal for your partnership to achieve this goal.”

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