- A portal for registering as voters has been set up by the Independent National Electoral Commission
- After online registration, a voter is required to be in some to physically close designated centers
- INEC expects a total of 20 million new registrations before the end of the CRV exercise
In a development that will delight Nigerians, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has renewed the act of voter registration.
The chairman of INEC announced on his official website , Professor Mahmood Yakubu, launched the portal during a quarterly meeting with media organizations.
He said the portal will allow eligible Nigerians to register online as voters before they join the Physically complete the exercise in designated centers nationwide.
According to him, the desi portal was created by INEC engineers and produced abroad.
INEC is now expecting a total of 20 million new registrations before the end of the CRV exercise. < / p>
“The expansion of voter access to polling stations prepares the ground for the exercise of another important responsibility of the Commission. Registering Nigerians who are eligible to vote is one of the Commission’s immediate tasks. “
Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, said in Abuja on Wednesday, June 16, that the elections in Ekiti will take place on June 18, 2022, while that of Osun will take place on July 16, 2022.
Nigeria needs good governance
In the meantime is Legit .ng had previously reported that Professor Attahiru Jega said Nigeria needs and requires good democratic governance, not just good governance.
It was reported that the former chair of INEC made the statement on Saturday June 5th while giving his virtual speech at a memorial workshop in Lagos state.
Jega stated that Nigeria’s progress and development is people in leadership positions that are not only selfless, but visionary and nd patriotic.
According to the former INEC boss, the country needs leaders who can protect, defend and promote civil rights from discrimination, marginalization, robbery and exclusion.
< h2> Elections 2023 will cost more
In a corresponding report, according to the electoral commission, the financial requirements for holding the parliamentary elections in 2023 would soon be known.
N234.5 billion has been approved for the 2019 parliamentary elections and there are strong indications that the 2023 elections would cost more.
This was done by INECs national commissioner and chairman for information and voter education, Festus Okoye.
Senate reviews Buhari’s advisor as INEC commissioner
Eight months after nomination Lauretta Onochie, one of his media assistants, was confirmed by President Muhammadu Buhari g and appointment as commissioner reviewed by the INEC.
The screening, chaired by Senate President Ahmad Lawan, will be carried out by the INEC Committee of the Red Chamber.
According to the report, other nominees for the positions are Professor Muhammad Kallah, Kunle Ajayi, Saidu Ahmad, Professor Sani Adam and Baba Bila.
The committee chaired by Senator Kabiru Gaya is expected to monitor the exercise in no more than a month and then submit his reports to the Senate