BREAKING: INEC disqualifies 106,280 voters in Ekiti, Osun

BREAKING: INEC disqualifies 106,280 voters in Ekiti, Osun

 The completed registration of no fewer than 106,280 voters in Ekiti and Osun States have been declared invalid by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for flouting the guidelines stipulated for the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise.

In Ekiti State, a total of 40,234 new voters were registered out of which 17,640 were voided representing 43.9% of the completed registrations while in Osun State, 218,142 new registrations were completed, out of which 88,630 were invalidated, representing 40.6% of the total number of new voters.

INEC Chairman, who gave the statistics during a press conference at the Commission’s Headquarters, said the infraction happened in all the states of the Federation.

According to him, out of the 2,523,458 new registrations, 1,126,359, representing 44.6% were invalid, adding that the infraction which was uncovered while cleaning up the voter register, happened across the 36 states.