TheCable reviews that the home of representatives has requested the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to increase the deadline for steady voter registration (CVR) by 60 days.
The decision was handed through the plenary session on Wednesday following the adoption of a movement handed by Benjamin Kalu, a lawmaker from Abia state.
The electoral umpire had mounted June 30 because the deadline for the suspension of CVR throughout the nation forward of the 2023 normal Election.
Moving his movement, the lawmaker mentioned the extension of the voter registration will allow many eligible Nigerians to get registered.
“The large numbers of unregistered eligible voters willing to be registered as evidenced by crowd seen at various registration centres resulting in congestion,” he mentioned.
“Reports of shortages of voter registration machines, inadequate manpower and personnel at registration centres which may lead to frustrations among prospective registrants and in some cases, unrest at some registration centres.”
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