The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed a new date for the commencement of the physical registration of voters and the scheduled appointments by online registrants in the ongoing Continuous Voters Registration (CVR).
INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee (IVEC), Festus Okoye, stated this on Friday in Abuja at the end of the commission’s management meeting.
“With the declaration of Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st July 2021, as public holidays by the federal government, the date scheduled for the commencement of physical registration have to be adjusted.
“Consequently, the physical registration of voters will now commence on Monday 26th July 2021.
“Online registrants that have scheduled appointments from 19th July 2021 to 23rd July 2021 will have their appointments rescheduled,” Okoye said.