Because the date for the registration of Nigerians to vote within the 2023 polls attracts to an in depth, the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) says the fee has up to now registered over 2.3 Million eligible voters in North East Zone.
Nationwide Commissioner answerable for North East zone, Dr. Baba Bila disclosed this after an task tour of the train within the Northeast.
Dr.Bila expressed satisfaction with the continual voter registration train within the zone which is predicted to finish in a number of days time.
The INEC Nationwide Commissioner suggested Nigerians to have a change of perspective and cease final hour rush in nationwide workouts just like the electoral course of.
Dr. Bila who was in Yola in the present day mentioned the train in some native authorities areas within the state has been very profitable including that the fee is dedicated to offering a conducive environment for all Nigerians to be registered.
Bila mentioned the conduct of the train is profitable in comparison with different geographical zones within the nation noting that potential voters ought to keep away from double registrations to not negate their probabilities of voting for his or her most well-liked candidates.
“The train in Adamawa may be very profitable and passable with the massive turnout we noticed whereas monitoring the train within the state.
“Nevertheless, My candid recommendation is for the individuals to cease double registration as a result of it’s not going to be helpful to them, it is going to be weeded out finally.
“We are going to proceed some advocacy to encourage individuals to return out and gather their playing cards on time with a view to doing issues on the proper time,” Bila acknowledged.
The Nationwide Commissioner counseled the Adamawa state INEC underneath the management of Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Barrister Kassim Geidam for the procedures adopted in conducting the electoral course of within the state.
Some potential voters in separate interviews in Yola South and Yola North native authorities Areas within the state, Gibson Garba and Fatima Muhammad mentioned the processes of the registration are carried out completely however solely slowly.
They, due to this fact, appealed to INEC for extra speedy methodologies for completion of the registration with a view to making sure Nigerians will not be disenfranchised.