The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has opened its portal for Online Pre-Registration for Continuous Voter Registration Exercise Nationwide on Monday 28th June 2021.
In a released statement signed by Ogun HOD Voter Education and Publicity, Mrs. Tadese Adenike, she said the Hon. Resident Electoral Commissioner INEC Ogun State Prof. AbdulGaniy Olayinka Raji call on the good citizens of Ogun State to take advantage of this opportunity to register online.
The online pre- registration portal was designed and launched to serve various requirements of eligible Nigerians in the following categories:-
a. Those who are 18 years and above and have never registered
b. Registered Voters with accreditation issues during the past elections, with either their Permanent Voters’ Cards or fingerprints not read/ recognised by Smart Card Reader.
c. Registered Voters seeking transfer from one voting location to another.
d. Registered voters with defaced, damaged or lost PVCs.
e. Registered voters who wish to correct their data such as misspelt names, date of birth etc.
He advised intending registrants to access the website address https://cvr.inecnigeria.org or https://cvr.inec.gov.ng to pre register and then proceed to INEC’s State or Local Government Office in Ogun State to complete their registration on 19th July, 2021. Meanwhile the date for commencement of physical Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) at all the other registration centers shall be determined based on evaluation of security situations across the entire 2,673 registration centers nationwide.
The Hon. REC had earlier met and extensively briefed the Management staff and the Electoral Officers across the Twenty (20) Local Governments in the State on the modalities to embark upon to operate the Online Voter Registration portal and physical CVR which shall be cascaded to the Assistant Electoral Officers in their various LGAs while the other members of staff were briefed today Wednesday 30th June 2021 at the Media Centre, State Office Abeokuta.
Prof. AbdulGaniy Olayinka Raji wishes to reiterate that that the online registration by INEC is offered free of charge, there is neither INEC approved Cybercafe nor scratch card; all that is required to register online is a device /mobile phone that can connect to the internet.
The 24 Hour online Continuous Voter registration statistics/update nationwide as at 29th June 2021 indicated a total of 59, 331 Accounts created, 42,211 Total applications, 27,759 New Voter Pre-Registration, 11, 177 Voter Record Review, 1,669 Voter Transfer, 853 Information Update, 418 Uncollected PVC Request and 335 Lost or Damaged PVC Replacement Request.
Your vote is your power; ensure you register today.
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