The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced that the Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, exercise will commence in the first quarter of 2021 ahead of the 2023 general election.
This was announced on Wednesday by the Chairman of the electoral body, Professor Mahmood Yakubu during a budget defence session with the Senate Committee on INEC.
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The sum of N1billion has also been earmarked by INEC for the exercise.
Professor Yakubu during the presentation said he is in support of diaspora voting and called on the National Assembly to amend the Electoral Act to accommodate diaspora and early voting.