Bayelsa Guber Poll: Only 867,088 Registered Voters will Vote

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said Only 867,088 Registered Voters will Vote during the governorship election in Bayelsa next month.

INEC who made this known while displaying the voters register, ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

INEC, while disclosing this, said a total of 867,088 registered voters will cast their ballots during the governorship poll.

INEC, while disclosing this, said a total of 867,088 registered voters will cast their ballots during the governorship poll.

The National Commissioner, in charge of Bayelsa, Edo and Rivers States, Mrs. May Agbamuche-Mbu, made the disclosure in Yenagoa, the state capital during the official display and presentation of INEC Voter Register to the forty-five political parties contesting the election in the state.

Agbamuche-Mbu explained that the document revealed the number of registered voters in each polling unit, registration area, and local government areas.

She said the exercise is, β€œto enable eligible voters to check their details and know the location of their polling units.”

She also called on the political parties to submit the names of their party agents to the Commission not later than 14 days before the election.

The Director of Voters Registry in the Commission, Iro Gambo disclosed that a total of 923, 182 voters were registered in Bayelsa after the end of the 2017 and 2018 Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, exercise but only 867, 088 voters were able to collect their Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs.

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