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Voters Registration 2014- INEC extends voters registration in 10 states

Continuous Voter RegistrationVoters Registration News – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said the ongoing Continuous Voters Registration in 10 states has been extended following huge turnout.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Mr. Kayode Robert Idowu, said the extension was meant to ensure fairness.

The statement said: “The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) taking place in 10 states by two days.

“This extension is in view of the huge turnout of prospective registrants, and it is intended to give a fair chance to all eligible persons.

“The exercise, which was originally scheduled to end on Sunday, 1st June, will now run till Tuesday, 3rd June 2014, in the following states:

  1. Taraba,
  2. Gombe,
  3. Zamfara,
  4. Kebbi,
  5. Benue,
  6. Kogi,
  7. Abia,
  8. Enugu,
  9. Akwa-Ibom and
  10. Bayelsa.

“INEC calls on eligible persons in the states involved in the exercise that are yet to register as voters to use the opportunity of this extension to do so.”

Voters Registration 2014- INEC extends voters registration in 10 states

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