Nasarawa REC Suspends Permanent Voters Registration/Contonious Voters Registartion Exercise In Nasarawa By Rabiu Omaku,Lafia

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The resident electoral commissioner, Nasarawa state Ahmed Makama has announced the suspension of the distribution of permanent voter’s card and the continues voter’s Registration scheduled for 7th-9th of this month due to logistic problems.
The position of INEC was made known to Journalist in a press statement, The Head of Department of voters Education and Publicity; Abdullahi Ibrahim disclosed that the PVC was re-scheduled to 28th-30th November.
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The statement further revealed that 3rd-8th of December was fixed for the CVR,In another vein, the Resident Electoral commissioner,Ahmed Makama has  condemned the bad publicity meted on the commission by a political party in the state for conniving with politician by embarking on illegal voters registration .
The commissioner, Independent National Electoral commission challenge politicians (political party not named) for spreading rumor tantamount to destroy the commission, He gave the hint during a stakeholders meeting held at the commissions headquarter last week.
Makama cautioned politicians in the state not to involve  themselves in the campaign of calumny,The resident commissioner  debunked that either  Electronic  Machines known the by the commission’s  staff were involved in an alleged  fake registration  of eligible voter’s card.
“On hearing this clue I invited our staff saddle with the responsibility of  the custody of our ICT centre and we discover that our registration devices are intact”And to clear doubt from the minds of our people no INEC staff was involved,He added.
“The commission is in receipt of complaints over illegal registration of voters at Angwan Waya community in Gudi,Akwanga Local government area of the state,The matter is now in  court and we are waiting for court verdict, I see no reason why politicians will paint the commission black”.
The  police has arrested people suspected to be  an accomplice in the fake registration exercise,It was confided that  a Salon car with registration number DY54ABC was impounded at Angwan Waya,Gudi in Akwanga Local Government of the state.
Persons suspected to be involved in the illicit act also include the  Lawmaker representing Akwanga West, Honorable Philip Gyunka for engrossment in illegitimate registration and issuance of voter card in the state.
The state chairman of the All Progressives Congress,Philip Tatari Shekwor gave the indication during a press conference held at the press centre, Lafia,Shekwor uttered discontentment over the act, which he  described as an unwholesome  act heralded by  people suspected to be members of the People’s Democratic Party in the state.

The chairman also presented some pictures to cross section of journalist at the press conference.

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