INEC hands over 2019 voters list to parties
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented the national voters register to the over 90 political parties registered for the 2019 polls.
INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, made this known in Abuja at the quarterly consultative meeting with parties.
He puts the total number of voters on the national register at 84 million, 4 thousand and 84.
Meanwhile, INEC is to train over one million ad-hoc officials for the conduct of the 2019 polls.
INEC chairman of Board of Electoral Institute, Solomon Soyebi, made this known in Calabar at a training workshop for the state training officers, organized by the electoral agency.
He explained that 850,000 of the ad hoc officials will be trained as polling unit’s officials, while about 150,000 members of the civil society organizations and security agencies will also be trained.