INEC begins online voter registration on June 28 – official

The Independent Electoral (INEC) on said it would begin the voter registration, via its registration portal, on June 28.

The INEC Commissioner, Mr , announced this at a news briefing on the preparations for the Gwaram bye-election in Dutse.

“The INEC Voter Registration Portal be deployed enable people register and thereafter go respective state or local government office of the capture biometrics and facials.

“Those that want transfer registration one place to another can also make use of the portal.

“Those that prior issues of accreditation and with damaged or defaced PVC’ can also use the online portal to rectify the challenge,’’ the commissioner explained.

Okoye also said that the INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, would announce the time for the commencement of the physical registration at the end of the consultation with critical stakeholders.

He, therefore, appealed to all critical stakeholders to rave up their voter education initiatives.

He also called on civil society groups and the media to assist in educating Nigerians on the import of online voter registration. (NAN)