- Officials in Yobe State have been given a reason to participate in the country’s decision-making process starting in 2023
- That’s how Gov. Mai Mala Buni instructed the workers , to stay away from work on Wednesday June 29th, Thursday June 30th and Friday July 1st to register for PVCs
- In the meantime, has the acting chief of services has urged all key service providers in the state to remain on alert
Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday declares days off to allow officers to register, revalidate and collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVC).
The development was confirmed in a June 27 circular and signed by the Acting head of the service, Alhaji Bilal Garba, reports PM News.
The statement read t:
“I am writing to convey Gov. Mai Mala Buni’s approval statement of Wednesday, Thursday, d Friday as a day off to allow officials to travel to their respective local government areas to register their PVCs , to revalidate and collect.
“This is due to the importance that the state government attaches to ongoing voter registration, which is currently being carried out nationwide.
“We hope that officials will reciprocate this kind gesture by making sure they participate in the exercise.”
The acting chief of service has also tasked all key service providers in the state to remain vigilant.
Election 2023: INEC, House of Representatives refuse to extend voter registration
Meanwhile, Nigeria’s electoral body, the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), has downplayed media reports that S ie has agreed to extend Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) by 60 days.
Media reports had stated that the House Committee on elections m On Wednesday, June 22, announced that Plenary notifies the House of Representatives that it has passed a resolution with the electoral body to extend the CVR exercise by 60 days.
However, responded to this In the reports, the spokesman for INEC stated -Chairman Rotimi Oyekanmi that these reports were false and that the Commission had not issued a statement confirming the extension.
INEC publishes guidelines for the 2023 general election
In a further development, INEC had released the legal framework that would guide the 2023 general election.
Yakubu said with the presentation of the regulations and guidelines, the commission had the formal preparations in place completed for the elections.
< p class="align-left">He said it is the first time the commission has issued the guidelines nine months before the general election.
< p>Source: Legit.ng