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Avoid scammers, fake online voter registration

Avoid scammers, fake online voter registration
The Independent National Electoral Commission has urged Nigerians to avoid getting scammed by unscrupulous elements asking people to enroll in 'Voter Card (PVC)' online.

The statement read, “Barely 24 hours after the suspension of voter registration, the attention of the Independent National Electoral Commission has been drawn to an online site urging Nigerians to enroll for “VOTER CARD (PVC)” registration claiming that the Federal Government has approved individual VOTER CARD (PVC) registration online to avoid the unnecessary crowd in the NIMC” CENTERS.Related News INEC decries fake voter registration site Voter registration: Stranded applicants lament, seek extension, INEC adamant North-West APC calls for extension of voter registration “The Independent National Electoral Commission is the only body constitutionally and legally mandated to conduct the registration of persons qualified to vote in any election in Nigeria and to update and revise the register when the need arises.“The Commission has concluded the Continuous Voter Registration exercise nationwide and does not need to open an additional site or portal for the purposes of registration of voters.“The Commission states unequivocally that the site is not linked to the Commission and the link/portal is spurious and from a dubious source.

“The Commission is solely responsible for organizing, undertaking, and supervising national elections in the country and does not share this responsibility with anybody or organization.1st August 2022 Mr Festus Okoye 1st August 2022 The Independent National Electoral Commission has urged Nigerians to avoid getting scammed by unscrupulous elements asking people to enroll in ‘Voter Card (PVC)’ online.

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