INEC to publish Voter Register in January 2023

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has stated that it will be publishing the voter register for 2023 general election in January 2023.

This was disclosed on Monday, September 26, at a two-day Capacity Building Workshop for INEC Press Corps on critical issues in the Electoral Act, 2022, and the Commission’s Processes, Innovations, Preparations for the 2023 General Election.

According to INEC, publishing the voter register is in fulfilment of section 10 (6) of the Electoral Act 2022. The section reads “as soon as claims and objections has expired, the supplementary list shall be included in the revised register which shall be certified by the Commission as the official register of voters for the purpose of any election conducted under this act and supersedes all previous registers.”

The commission further stated:

“In compliance of the above section, the Commission will certify the register of voters that will be used for 2023 general election.

“The publication of register of voters is proposed to hold in January, 2023.”