The Electoral Commission (EC) says voter registrants who were issued an already existing voter ID numbers will soon be given new numbers.
In a statement by the EC, the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) kit used to generate the ID numbers encountered some errors but the Commission has corrected them.
“The affected Applicants will be contacted and issued with new ID cards with unique numbers,” the statement noted.
Read full statement below:
One Day Voters Registration Exercise Duplication Of Some Voter Identification Numbers
It has come to the attention of the Commission that a number of Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) kits at some Registration Centres have issued Applicants with Voter ID numbers that have already been issued.
This error has been corrected.
The affected Applicants will be contacted and issued with new ID cards with unique numbers.
It is important to note that, the biometric and biographic details of the affected Applicants are intact. Thank you.