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Lagos election: INEC suggested to conduct voter registration yearly

Lagos State Council member Mr. Rotimi Abiru advised the Impartial Electoral Fee (INEC) of the development of the voter registration course of performed within the nation .. Nigerian Information Company (NAN) after he voted in Gbagada Ward, G PU030 through the by-elections on Saturday.

An assemblyman suggested the fee to conduct voter registration yearly as a substitute of practising 4 years to permit residents of voting age to vote.

He mentioned that for the reason that legislation permits residents of 18 years of age to vote, they are going to be denied the proper to vote if the train is just held each 4 years. Three or 4 years may be very unlucky as a result of the voters flip 18 yearly.

“Because of this individuals of voting age ought to have the proper to register with out being disadvantaged of the proper to vote,” he added. Iru confirmed that there are totally different apps that can be utilized with the assistance of a financial institution verification quantity (BVN) to replace residents who’ve reached 18 years outdated.