INEC Rules out Further Extension in Deadline for Voters Registration

INEC Rules out Further Extension in Deadline for Voters Registration

The Independent National Electorial Commission INEC has ruled out the chance of further extension of the ongoing continuous voters registration CVR.

Chief Ken Okeagu, the INEC national commissioner in charge of Eboyi, Enugu, Imo State, said this at news briefing in abakaliki on Wednesday July 27.

Okeagu, who was on the one day monitoring, visit to Eboyi, said his assignment was to appraise the exercise.

He expressed satisfaction with the turnout of prospective registrants.

Okeagu also commended INEC in Eboyi for the arrangements put in place to ensure smooth exercise in the state.

He said that commission would consider deployment of additional voters enrollment Machine to address the surge at the registration center.

He, however dismissed the possibility of further extension of the exercise which is billed to end on July 31.

Statement Read.

“So far, we don’t have a challenge others than the number of people that have been coming out to register.

I have gone round the centers and we are discussing how to take care of surge.

Some of the arrangements are going to be internal and we are looking basically at getting more machine to attend to people”.

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