Thursday , 23 November 2017

INEC set to release list of registered voters ahead of Anambra Elections

The official list of registered voters will be released by the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ) ahead of the November 18 governorship election in Anambra state on Wednesday.

The Head of Department Voter Education and Publicity, Mr. Leo Nkedife, disclosed this to our correspondent on Tuesday in Awka, Anambra State.

He said the exercise was in compliance with Section 34 of the Electoral Act 2010 which provides for the publication of the voters’ register for a period not less than 30 days before election day.

He said the event to unveil the voters’ register would take place in a hotel in Awka, the state capital at 11 am.

The Commission urged state chairmen and secretaries of political parties to attend.

Also expected to attend, the commission stated, are candidates and running mates in the poll and INEC Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election security as well as members of the press.

Our correspondent gathered that no fewer than two million voters were registered for the November 18 poll in the state.

Source: ( Punch Newspaper )

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