By Abubakar Ahmed
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced village to village issuance of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) in Zamfara state in its effort to make sure that all eligible voters get their playing cards earlier than the 2019 basic elections.
The state’s Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Asmau Maikudi made the disclosure at a press briefing in Gusau on Wednesday.
She stated that the distribution of the playing cards was merged with one other innovation launched by the fee which is the cellular seize of the voters by transferring from one group to a different.
According to her, the fee has listened to earlier requests by political events and group leaders on the necessity for extra registration machines which led to the supply of 16 extra information seize machines.
Maikudi stated that the addition introduced the whole variety of the machines within the state to 30 which enhanced voters’ registration in all of the 14 native authorities areas.
She, nonetheless lamented that eligible voters had not been coming ahead to get themselves registered.
Maikudi famous that solely 72,000 individuals had to date been registered within the state because the steady voter registration train began within the final 9 months.
She, subsequently, appealed to political events and group leaders to proceed to enlighten members of most people to avail themselves of the chance to register.
She defined that this may make them to acquire their everlasting voters playing cards which might allow them to vote for individuals of their decisions within the coming elections. (NAN)