The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has recorded fresh 111,762 online voter registration in Adamawa State.

The INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in Adamawa State, Kassim Gaidam who disclosed this Wednesday in Yola, said 83,395 of the number had been completed in the course of the ongoing continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise.

According to the INEC official, other milestones in the commission’s preparations towards the 2023 elections in Adamawa State include 2,983 voter registration status reviews, 9,512 information updates, 14,434 transfers, 3,427 PVC collections, 5,147 card loss complaints, 2,032 defaced cards for replacement, and 454 special registrations by people with disabilities.

Gaidam said all the figures were as generated from the 21 local government areas of Adamawa State.

He announced that continuous voter registration will be suspended around June this year preparatory to processing the data in readiness for the 2023 general elections.

He disclosed that the next activity dictated by the new electoral act with the 2023 election in view, is the conduct of primaries by political parties, commencing on April 4 and ending on June 3, 2022.

He informed political parties that the Electoral Act 2022 requires them to maintain a register of their members and to make such register available to INEC not later than 30 days before the date fixed for party primaries, congresses, or convention.

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