Dis­play of vot­ers’ reg­is­ter to tackle mul­ti­ple reg­is­tra­tion, says INEC

The Guardian (Nigeria) - - NEWS - Fromm­sugh Ityokura, Abuja

THE In­de­pen­dent Na­tional Elec­toral Com­mis­sion (INEC) has said that the na­tion­wide dis­play of vot­ers’ reg­is­ter is aimed at put­ting records straight to avoid en­cum­brances dur­ing the forth­com­ing gen­eral elec­tions.

A state­ment from the com­mis­sion in Abuja yes­ter­day said the ex­er­cise, which be­gins to­mor­row, Novem­ber 6 to Mon­day, Novem­ber 12, 2018 is in ac­cor­dance with sec­tions 19 and 20 of the Elec­toral Act 2010 (as amended).

Ac­cord­ing to the elec­toral body, the ex­er­cise also aims at ad­dress­ing re­moval of in­el­i­gi­ble vot­ers, among oth­ers.

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