2021 Voters registration: INEC planning NIN as precondition for Voters registration

Independence National Electoral Commission (INEC) is considering on compulsory National identity number NIN for voter registration which is expected to kick off in few weeks

Speaking with Mewsmen, a national commissioner who wished to remained Anonymous said when LVC was introduced to Nigeria electoral system it was meant to be in use for a maximum of 10 years, after 10 years such PVC should have lapse it validity adding that most countries are using their national data base to carry out some major activities involve mass not voter registration data has

He added that compulsory of NIN for voter registration will help INEC in fighting underage voters, alien voter and other major challenges that usually hinder Nigeria electoral system

Recall, in the recent year, November INEC announced that voter registration will commence on February 2021 prior to some states gubernatorial election also to prepare for the forthcoming 2023 general election

Recount ing on NIN which it registration closed yesterday have been adopted by several government agencies and organisations as preconditions for verifications and registration to obtain document, the likes of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), National Examination Council (NECO), Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) and so on

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