INEC Shifts Deadline For Voter Registration To August 31

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has again extended the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration from August 17 to 31.

Its Director on Voter Enlightenment, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi said the commission has decided to extend the deadline beyond the initial date in order to give opportunity to eligible voters to be captured in readiness for the next election.

The Commission also announced that it has registered 23 new political parties in readiness for the polls.