The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced its extension of the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise to August 31st, 2018.
Hitherto, the exercise was scheduled to end this week.
The development was made known by the commission in a statement on Tuesday where it explained that over 12 million voters have been registered since it commenced the exercise in April 2017.
The statement reads in part: “The Commission has decided to extend the CVR to 31st August 2018. The exercise will continue in all the designated registration centres every day, including weekends, but excluding public holidays, between 9am and 5pm.”