Ondo, Edo guber: INEC extends voters registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has extended the Continuous Voter Registration, CVR for the forthcoming gubernatorial elections in Edo and Ondo states by four days.

Sam Olumekun, the National Commissioner & Chairman of the Information and Voter Education Committee, in a statement, said the Commission took the decision after its meeting on Tuesday.

He said the CVR, which was scheduled to end Wednesday, June 5, has been extended to Sunday, June 9, 2024.

The electoral umpire also extended the duration of the exercise from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm daily.

It added that the number of centres for the registration has also been increased to enable eligible voters to register for the election, stressing that 36 local government offices in the two states have been included.

“More machines will also be deployed to areas identified to have peculiar needs such as difficult terrain or communal issues”, the statement added.

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