As CVR exercise ends today, INEC says no more extension


Only INEC’s fairness can save 2023 elections

Only INEC’s fairness can save 2023 elections

By Vincent Ujumadu, Awka

AS the Continuous Voters Registration, VCR, exercise ends today across the country, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said yesterday that there would be no further extension so as to enable the Commission carry out other functions ahead of the 2023 general elections.

This came as the various registration centers were besieged yesterday by registrants who tried to beat the deadline.

The INEC National Commissioner in charge of publicity and voter education and the supervising National Commissioner for Anambra, Abia and Benue states, Chief Festus Okoye, who spoke with journalists at the Anambra State headquarters of INEC, said there was no way the exercise would not come to an end as the Commission is also involved in other activities ahead of the general elections.

He said: “You are fully aware that 30th of June, 2022 was the terminal date for the CVR, but the commission extended the date to 31st July, 2023, a period of one…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper