The INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said that the continuous voters’ registration (CVR) will start next month at its 774 offices nationwide up to 2019.
Prof. Yakubu said this yesterday in Abuja during a dialogue organised by the Civil Society and Situation Room ahead of the next general elections in 2019.

He said 7.8 million permanent voters cards (PVC) were still uncollected. 

The breakdown shows that Lagos State has the highest of one million uncollected PVCs, followed by Edo State 700, 000 PVCs, while Ogun State has the least of uncollected.

The INEC boss said the commission would not spare anyone that violated the electoral process, noting that the violation of the electoral process now happened at the final collation centres. 

According to him, INEC has organised 167 elections after the last general elections, out of which 17 were by-elections.

On the preparation for the next general elections, Prof, Yakubu said people should be able to vote and go to work.

Clement Nwankwo, the PLAC Director, in his welcome address, commended INEC for early preparation ahead of the 2019 general elections.

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