Mr Okoye acknowledged that INEC got reports from states indicating an out of the ordinary surge in the series of voters that wished to register as voters.
The Independent Nationwide Electoral Price (INEC) on Friday acknowledged it’s centres true through south-jap states have not too lengthy previously witnessed “sudden turnout of possible registrants.”
INEC acknowledged it has, subsequently, deployed additional 209 voter enrolment machines to the five South-jap states as neatly as Lagos and Kano to ease the congestion at the ongoing Accurate Voter Registration (CVR) centres.
The associated payment disclosed this in a press free up by its Nationwide Commissioner and Chairman, Recordsdata and Voter Training Committee in Abuja on Friday.
Mr Okoye acknowledged that the payment got reports from states indicating an out of the ordinary surge in the series of voters that wished to register as voters and the challenges they faced true throughout the nation.
He acknowledged that the reports indicated that in some states, sudden turnout of possible registrants used to be overwhelming.
“As a consequence, the payment convened an urgent meeting with the entire Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) on Thursday, to envision the be anxious so as that eligible Nigerians who must register are in a field to slay so.
“The necessity to urgently deploy extra voter enrolment machines to ease the congestion at the registration centres used to be identified as a priority.
“In response, the payment has true now launched additional 209 machines deployed essentially to the five South Eastern States, Lagos and Kano where the stress is most acute.
“The associated payment will monitor the be anxious over the subsequent few days. Thereafter, this would possibly occasionally meet to envision the progress of the exercise,” he acknowledged.
Mr Okoye acknowledged that every step would be taken and all alternate choices would be explored to make certain eligible Nigerians got the different to register as voters.
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“The associated payment appeals for endurance and determining of all voters.
“Each and every Nigerian who’s 18 years of age and above has the constitutional correct to register and vote in any allotment of the nation he/she resides without let or hindrance,” he acknowledged.
Mr Okoye acknowledged that the sudden surge used to be an affirmation of the growing self perception Nigerians like in INEC electoral direction of.
He acknowledged that the payment would continue to make certain the self perception used to be sustained.
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