Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Nigeria: Electoral body allays fears over registration in some areas

Following the hues and cries over possible de-listing of Registration Areas (RAs) in Ojila, in Ibaji local government area and Odolu in Igalamela/Odolu local government area of Kogi State, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has allayed such fears.

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kogi State, Olusegun Agbaje disclosed this yesterday saying the Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs for the two RAs which could not be conducted during the exercise across the state between 25th and 28th May 2014 are ready for distribution from 2nd to 4th January, 2015.

He said, “The distribution of PVCs in Ojila and Odolu RAs commences from 2nd to 4th January 2015 between 8am and 4 pm and Continuous Voter Registration, CVR exercise in Ojila and Odolu RAs takes place from 2nd to 7th January, 2015 between 8am and 4 pm.” Agbaje explained INEC’s inability to carry out PVCs distribution and CVR exercise in Ojila in Ibaji and Odolu in Igalamela/Odolu RAs.


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