History And Menace of Roguish Voters' Register In Anambra State And Need For....

 [ Masterweb Reports ] - It is most likely that the voter registration and revalidation exercise commenced in all the 4,611 polling centers in Anambra State on Monday, 19th of August, 2013, will end up in monumental failure. The important exercise is to last till Monday, 26th of August, 2013, a period of only seven days. The exercise is in line with Sections 9(1) and 10(1) of the Electoral Act of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 2010. It is expected to cover “registration of unregistered voting Nigerians of Anambra State residency, revalidation and updating of the voters’ register including deletion of names of the dead voters from the register and entering in the Supplementary Voters List of the registered voters who moved from their previous electoral constituencies to new ones as well as entering in the said list names of the newly registered voters. The exercise generally targets the qualified voters of 18 years and above and expected to address complaints arising from loss, damage, destruction, tearing and defacing of voters’ cards as well as those voters whose names are missing in the register. It is the crucial component of INEC’s preparation for the November 16, 2013 governorship poll in Anambra State of Nigeria and a fundamental yardstick to measure the credibility or otherwise of the important poll. The conduct of the State LGA poll slated for 5th of October, 2013, is also expected to be anchored on the register. The Anambra Governorship poll and its judicial review had since 2006 served as........ Read More




*Photo Caption - Map of Nigeria showing its 36 states (including Anambra State), and Federal capital (Abuja or FCT). 

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