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2023: INEC clears air on altering voters’ register

2023: INEC clears air on altering voters’ register

2023: INEC clears air on altering voters’ register

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied tampering with the voters’ register ahead of the 2023 election.

The electoral umpire concluded the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR), which commenced in January, on July 31.

On Thursday, Festus Okoye, INEC Head of Information and Voter Education said that no new registrant had been added.

The commissioner said such would only be done after the completion of supplemental activities in line with the law.

INEC’s reaction followed a press conference by the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP).

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“No new registrant has yet been added to the Register of Voters for the 2023 General Election”, Okoye stressed.

The spokesman revealed that the commission is conducting an Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) cleanup by scrutinizing every record.

He noted that based on the Electoral Act 2022, any record that does not meet all the criteria for inclusion, as stipulated in Section 10, will be discarded.

Okoye said appearance at the registration venue with proof of identity, age, nationality, fingerprints and clear pictures will be perused.

“It is only after the claims and objections have been completed that the final register will be published”, the official added.

Okoye assured that INEC would continue to provide the public with updates on the progress made on the processes.

2023: INEC clears air on altering voters’ register

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