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INEC Detects 114,882 Multiple Registrations In Osun, Ekiti

INEC Detects 114,882 Multiple Registrations In Osun, Ekiti

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said it has detected and removed 114,882 multiple registrants from the Ekiti and Osun States voters registers, ahead of the governorship elections in the states. Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Monday, INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega, made the disclosure. The governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun States will hold on June 21 and August 9, respectively. Mr. Jega said after the consolidation of the data in the voter registration in Ekiti State, there were 688,950 voters, but after running the Advance Fingerprint Identification System, AFIS, 77,609 multiple registrations representing 12 per cent of the total number of voters, were detected and removed. According to him, 76,091 people registered newly after the Commission did the Continued Voters Registration, CVR, in the state. In Osun, the INEC Chairman said after consolidating the data, it got 1,355,393 voters, but after running the AFIS a total of 37,273 multiple registrants representing 2.75%, were discovered and removed.

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