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INEC displays voters register in Sokoto

INECIN preparation for 2019 general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday displayed voters register in Sokoto state.

Briefing newsmen in Sokoto, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mallam Sadiq Abubakar Musa, said the exercise is to start from 6 to 12 November 2018.

He further explained that “the exercise is to weed out the deceased, non-Nigerians and under age voters.

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Electorates could raise claim and objections through INEC officials at their ward headquarters within the period.

“The exercise will also tackle multiple registrations,” he stated.

The REC called on the electorates to make use of the opportunity to check their names at their various registration centres and bring back to INEC notice at their ward headquarters if there is any anomaly for prompt correction.

He also called on those who registered from January 2018 to March 2018 to come forward to collect their permanent voters card.

Musa advised those who registered between April to August 2018 to be patient as the commission is working assiduously to produce their cards, saying the collection of PVC will continue till a week to the general election.

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