INEC captures 30,449 prospective voters in Plateau | The Guardian Nigeria News


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has registered 30,449 voters in Plateau in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR), which commenced on June 28.

Malam Halilu Pai, the state’s Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), made the disclosure on Monday in Jos, while briefing newsmen on the second quarter of CVR.

Pai said that within the period, 111,276 prospective voters applied.

“In the first quarter of the CVR, 88,573 applied, 24,654 were registered, 1,524 Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC), were replaced while 13,898 PVC were transferred to voters’ new locations.

“In the second quarter which ended on Friday, Oct. 29, 21,001 applied, 4,653 were registered, 6,66 PVC were replaced, while 3,347 were transferred to voters’ new locations.

The REC said that the commission in its determination to serve Nigerians better during the CVR, introduced a dedicated online portal:

The portal, he said, was for intending and eligible registrants to…

Source: Guardian Newspaper

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