Permanent Voter’s card registration is on-goin across the 36 states in Nigeria including the FCT and citizens are more desperate to get their voters registration unlike yesterday years. The question has been, What is the deadline for voters’ card registration in Nigeria 2022? Here is the answer.
INEC extends voters’ registration by 60 days
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has agreed to extend the ongoing Continuous Voters’ Registration (CVR) exercise by 60 days. The registration was initially scheduled to end in June 30, 2022, but requests to extend the CVR exercise came from Nigerians who are yet to register.
On Wednesday, June 15, the House of Representatives urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to extend the June 30, 2022, deadline (read here).
Briefing lawmakers on Wednesday, June 22, the Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Electoral Matters, Aishatu Jibril Dukku, told her colleagues that the Commission had agreed to extend the CVR to 60 days. She told the House at plenary today:
“The Committee held a meeting with INEC yesterday (Tuesday) and they agreed to extend the CVR, all our resolutions were approved.”