Ahead of the forthcoming Local Government elections in July, the administrative secretary of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State on Thursday, June 29, 2017, said the commission has approved the creation of 25 additional centres for Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in the state.
This approval was made known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Dr Mustapha Mudashiru, the administrative secretary of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said the new centres will be operational in 13 out of 20 local government areas of the state starting from July 3rd 2017.
“We have commenced two-day training for the officers that will man these newly created centres which will commence by Monday. Eligible residents of Lagos should go to these centres to partake in the ongoing registration in order to participate in future elections. This will go a long way in reducing crowd at existing centres, because it is one of the Challenges we have been facing,” he said.
He also announced that the centres were created in Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Alimosho, Eti-Osa, Ifako-Ijaiye, Ikeja, Ikorodu, Kosofe, Mushin, Ojo, Oshodi-Isolo, Somolu, Surulere, and Lagos Mainland Local Government Areas (LGAs).