New voters will not participate in Ondo Governorship election- INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will not register  new voters ahead of the October 10, 2020 governorship election in Ondo state.

The state resident electoral commissioner,  Rufus Akeju disclosed this at a stakeholders meeting in Akure on the publication of “Notice of Election.

Akeju said there would be no continuous voters registration (CVR) and distribution of Permanent Voters Card (PVCs) in the state again before the governorship poll.

His words, “It is extremely important for me to inform you that the Commission has suspended the Continuous Voter Registration exercise and the implication is that, the window of Opportunity for new registrants to register, distribution of Permanent Voter Cards, transfer of registration and replacement of lost or defaced PVCs ‘etc has been shut for the meantime owing to the ravaging pandemic”.