Boko Haram: Continuous Voters Registration Begins In Adamawa
Democracy is spreading its wings across Nigeria's North-East region ravaged by terror.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has started the Continuous Voters Registration in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa.
The exercise was initially suspended in the area due to Boko Haram attacks on villages, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Kasim Gaidam, confirmed this in Yola on Tuesday.
“Finally, INEC has fixed Wednesday, Sept. 20, to start Continuous Voters Registration in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa.
“The exercise was halted due to insecurity challenges.
“However, security situation has improved now and following stakeholders meeting, CVR can now start,” he added.
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He announced that a total of 86,631 eligible voters had earlier been registered across the state.
He said there were about 130,000 unclaimed Permanent Voter Cards in the state and appealed to
genuine owners to come forward and claim them.
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