The Niger State Resident Electoral Commissioner, National Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Sam Egwu, has uncovered that a sum of 248,000 citizens were enrolled inside the most recent one year in the state.
Egwu, who expressed this in a visit with newsmen in Minna, expressed out of the figure, around 229,000 were enlisted interestingly by the commission in the state.
He made sense of that the excess 19,000 electors were the people who made moves, amendments as well as those whose Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs, were harmed and came to the state INEC office for them to be supplanted in the state.
The state REC likewise uncovered that the printed elector’s card despatched to the state from its base camp in the first and second quarters of 2021 have been shipped off the 25 LGAs for ahead conveyance to qualified citizens enrolled in the separate gathering.
As per him, “The printed elector’s cards shipped off the state in the first and second quarters of last year have been shipped off the 25 LGAs for circulation to the people who enrolled.”
Talking on the issue of various enlistment, he further expressed Niger State has not kept a lot of around there, saying, “such cases are at the lower level in the state.”