The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday revealed that the commission would not be registering new voters in Ondo State, ahead of the governorship election in the state.
The electoral body in its statement noted that a total of 372,888 Permanent Voter Cards are yet to be collected in the state.
The development was revealed by the Resident Electoral Commission in the state, Dr Rufus Akeju during a stakeholders’ meeting in Akure.
According to him, there would be no voter registration and distribution of PVCs in the state again before the poll.
The REC said, “The number of registered voters in the state is 1,822 346, while a total of 1,478,460 of PVCs have been collected and the number of uncollected PVCs is 372,888.”
He further stated that the commission has produced a booklet containing operational guidelines for the conduct of the election in line with COVID-19 protocol.