The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has extended the Continuous Voter Registration(CVR), nationwide.
The exercise which has been approved to extend to August 31, 2018, is to allow more Nigerians who are yet to register to do so.
The Information which was contained in a letter to all Resident Electoral Commissioner and signed by the Acting Secretary to the Commission, Okechukwu Ndeche, clearly stated that public holidays in August are excluded from the extension.
The letter reads “ I am directed to inform you that following appeals from well meaning Nigerians to extend the period of the Continuous Voter Registration(CVR), the Commission has considered and approved the extension of the exercise to 31st August 2018 excluding public holidays. This is for your information and guidance”.