Plateau Leadership Forum Seeks For Two Weeks Extension Of Voters Registration By Yakubu Busari,Jos

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The association of  Plateau Pragmatic Leadership Forum (PPLF) wants the  Independent National Electoral Commission ,INEC,to give citizens  additional two week extension of  the  ongoing voters registration exercise in Plateau state .
The group pointed out that with the additional two-day extension by the federal government many Nigerians will not still be captured in  their  Polling Units across the state.
The Coordinator of the group, Comrade Joshua Wang in a press statement made available  to Journalists yesterday ,appealed to the Resident Electoral Commissioner ,Mr  Habu Zarma  to provide more machines with trained personnels that will be  deployed in  all polling units  to help Facilitate the re-registration Exercise.
He advised  INEC officials  not to disenfranchised  voters  due to, Logistics or materials reason.
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According to him,” this ugly trend  call for urgent attention not to bridge the  peaceful coexistence that is  being enjoyed by  our people.
He emphasized the need for government to take a careful study  of the political consciousness,  not to  disenfranchise  rural community in this exercise.
Wang lamented that with the extension of dateline to  six days non of polling Units were able to   register  up to 300 voters.
” We employ  INEC to pay serious  attention to the problem which is  directly pushing the  commission backward”.
He  expressed disappointment with the ongoing voter’s registration exercise by  challenging INEC to live up to its constitutional responsibility, stressing that  the most affected Local Government Areas include ; Jos North, Jos South, Qua’anpan and Langtang South Local Government Areas.

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