About 59000 Apply for Online Voter Cards

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Ogochukwu Okoronkwo FRCN

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says so far over fifty nine thousand accounts have been created in the online pre registration for the continuous Voter Registration ,CVR.

A statement by the INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee Mr Festus okoye indicates that over forty two thousand were recieved for various reqiests.

The statement also states that  the CVR is for those who are 18 years and above and have never registered, registered voters who have had any problem during the accreditation for past elections, with either their Permanent Voters’ Cards or fingerprints not being read by the Smart Card Reader (SCR).

Also for  Registered voters who want to transfer their voting location from one place to another and registered voters who want to correct issues with their data, such as misspelt names, dates of birth, as well as registered voters whose Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) are lost or damaged.

The CVR online pre-registration portal was launched on Monday 28th of this month.

INEC also reminds intending registrants that physical CVR will commence on 19th July 2021 at INEC State and Local Government Offices nationwide.

It explains that those who are unable to register online will be attended to from the scheduled date.

The CVR process will continue for at least one year.

 It also says that commencement date for physical CVR in all the 2, 673 registration centres nationwide will be determined based on the evaluation of the security situation in the country.

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