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INEC explains why names of dead Nigerians still appear on voter register




Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee, INEC, has defined why names of useless Nigerians are nonetheless on the voter register.

Yakubu mentioned the lack of INEC to get sufficient information on dying in Nigeria has hampered it from taking away names of useless Nigerians from its register.

He acknowledged this when he acquired Nasir Kwara, the Chairman of the Nationwide Inhabitants Fee, on the headquarters of the fee on Friday in Abuja.

Yakubu added that the fee had been periodically eradicating ineligible individuals and a number of registrants utilizing know-how however the know-how can not help INEC to establish and take away useless individuals from its document.

The INEC boss mentioned, “Maybe you might want to begin by availing us with the record of distinguished Nigerians who’ve handed on, civil and public servants compiled from the official data of presidency Ministries, Departments and Companies and different Nigerians from hospital and funeral data throughout the nation.

“We respect that it is a herculean process however that’s partly why now we have the Nationwide Inhabitants Fee. We’re assured that the NPC has the capability to take action.

“This data is crucial for INEC to reinforce the credibility of the Nationwide Register of Voters”.

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