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INEC To Display Updated Voters’ Register For Oyo State

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Oyo state will from Friday 24th September, 2021 display the register of new voters in the thirty-three local government areas of the state.

The new voters were those who registered in the just concluded first phase of the 2021 Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, in Oyo state.

The state’s INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Mr. Mutiu Agboke, while addressing newsmen in Ibadan, said the display of the details of the new voters was to aid the identification and removal of ineligible registrants from the register.

Mr. Agboke stated that after the display of the new voters register which will end on the thirtieth of the month, the second phase was expected to commence on the fourth of next month till twentieth of December, 2021.

The Oyo State REC explained that over nineteen thousand people completed the both Online and Physical registration of the Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, during the first quarter.

Mr. Agboke noted that the electoral body have embarked on various awareness programmes at encouraging eligible members of the public to register.

He appealed to major stakeholders to continue to assist INEC in mobilizing the electorate to register during the second phase.

Olaolu Fawole

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