RESIDENT Electoral
Commissioner (REC) in
Anambra, Dr Nkwachukwu Orji,
on Thursday, said the ongoing
continuous voter registration
would end on Aug. 15 in the state.
Orji disclosed this in Awka.
He said that the exercise
was conducted at the local
government level and all the 326
electoral wards across the state, to
enable eligible voters to register
before the closing date.
The REC who put the total
registered voters in the state
at 2.42 million, expressed the
hope that more people would be
captured.
Orji assured that the commission
had deployed all necessary
facilities for the voter registration.
According to him, people
should use the opportunity to
transfer their registration centres,
collect their permanent voter
cards and have their lost cards
replaced.
On the forthcoming
governorship election, the REC
said the commission would
deliver a transparent, free, fair,
and credible election.
Orji, therefore, encouraged
the electorates to ignore reports
making the round that election
would not hold, stressing that
INEC was fully prepared for the
polls.
“Come out en-masse to perform
your civic duty and have a voice
in your governance,” he urged
registered voters in the state

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