By our Correspondent
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released its timetable for the Continuous Voters Registration, CVR.
Highlights from the INEC Chairman’s briefing yesterday, 1st,April, 2021 have as follows:
1.Monday, 28th June, 2021,CVR (CONTINUOUS VOTERS REGISTRATION) commences nationwide and the following set of people should be encouraged to take part in the process:
(a) Non-registered citizens who are now 18 and above;
(b) Any Registered Voter who has issues with accreditation during the last exercise;
(C) Any Registered voter who wants to transfer his PVC to another location;
(D) Any registered voter whose PVC is damaged;
(E) Any registered voter who wants to correct their names wrongly spelt.
2. That CVR exercise will close at the 3rd Quarter of next year, 2022.
3.That Anambra State will close temporarily in August, 2021 to plan for their forthcoming Gubernatorial election later this year.
4. Within now till Monday 28th June, 2021, the following will be carried out:
(a) Expansion of Polling units process -11th May, 2021;
(b). Building and testing of online Registration -15th May, 2021;
(c) Arrival of the New IVER machines -31st May, 2021;
(d) Recruitment and enrollment of staff for the CVR exercise -14th June, 2021;