Barely 24 hours after the suspension of voter registration, the Independent National Electoral Commission has fished out an online site urging Nigerians to enroll for permanent voters card.
The fake site claimed that the Federal Government has approved individual registration online to avoid unnecessary crowds in the “NIMC” centres.
In a statement by the INEC Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, on Monday, INEC disassociated itself from the fake site.
The statement partly read, “The Commission states unequivocally that the site is not linked to the Commission and the link/portal is spurious and from a dubious source.
“The Independent National Electoral Commission is the only body constitutionally and legally mandated to conduct the registration of persons qualified to vote in any election in Nigeria and to update and revise the register when the need arises.
“The Commission is solely responsible for organizing, undertaking, and supervising national elections in the country and does not share this responsibility with anybody or organization.
“Members of the public are strongly advised not to succumb to the antics of online scammers and should avoid such fake sites.
“The Commission has concluded the Continuous Voter Registration exercise nationwide and does not need to open an additional site or portal for the purposes of registration of voters.”
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