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335,854 potential voters registered in Niger: INEC

“The turnout was very impressive, especially in the last quarter there was an upsurge during the extension period,’’ said the INEC official.

• August 5, 2022
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

INEC registered 335,854 potential voters in Niger at the just-suspended Continuous Voter Registration.

Continuous registration of potential voters for the 2023 general elections began across the nation on June 28 and was suspended on July 30 after the extension of earlier deadlines

Resident electoral commissioner Sam Egwu announced in Minna on Friday commended Niger residents for demonstrating maturity before, during and after the exercise.

“The turnout was very impressive, especially in the last quarter there was an upsurge during the extension period,’’ said the INEC official.

Mr Egwu urged those registered to pick up their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) at INEC offices at local governments’ headquarters, stating that the date to collect the cards would be announced. 

(NAN)

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