INEC announces resumption of voter registration ahead of future elections

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Chairman of The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Mahmood Yakubu has announced that the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise will commence in the first quarter of 2021 ahead of the 2023 general election.

Yakubu also said that he is in support of diaspora voting while calling on the National Assembly to amend the Electoral Act to accommodate diaspora and early voting.

Yakubu made the announcement during a budget defense session with the Senate Committee on INEC on Wednesday, November 4, according to him,  the sum of N1billion has also been earmarked for the exercise.