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CVR: INEC fixes new date for physical registration
By Modupe Shodeinde
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).
Mr Festus Okoye, the INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education, on Friday, in Abuja, the explained that the one-week shift in the date, followed the government’s declaration of July 20 and July 21 as public holidays.
He added that “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,”
He emphasised that the Continuous Voter Registration would run for a period of one year, assuring all Nigerians that no citizen eligible to register as a voter would be left behind.