The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday disclaim the reports that the body will start the registration of permanent voters card again in preparation for the February election.The electoral body reported this in a tweet.

“Information reaching the Commission that some persons have been circulating messages online that “INEC HAS GIVING ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY TO REGISTER FOR YOUR PVC, STARTING ON THE 2ND TO 10TH DECEMBER 2018”,” INEC tweeted this on its Official Twitter handle.

“The report is untrue and we advise the public to ignore it.”

The commission started the CVR exercise on April, 27th, 2017 and fixed the deadline for August 17th, 2018 which  was elongated by two weeks and later came to an end on August 31st,2018.

Although,there are several agitations that it should be further elongated,due to the stress of long queues across the registration centers. INEC insisted that the extension is not possible.

The commission explained that the CVR was suspended to allow it to make the PVCs for it to be distributed.

“The commission would not want to deny anyone the right to vote; hence the need to suspend the exercise temporarily to prepare for the general elections in 2019.’’

According to the report, 141,345 persons, comprising 55,407 (39 per cent) females and 85,947 (61 per cent) males have so far registered as at July 30.

Currently,91 political parties will share about 74 million voters who have the right to take informed decision at the general elections come next year.

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