INEC warns against voters’ registration by proxy




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LAFIA – The (INEC) in has   political parties  to educate their followers against  registration by proxy ahead of the 2015 election.

Alhaji Ahmed Makama, Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) made the plea in an interview  the News Agency of (NAN) on Monday in Lafia.

Makama said anyone caught attempting to collect voter’s card by proxy would be punished.

He said the Commission had taken  measures to checkmate it.

Makama explained must physically appear their temporary voter’s card before issuance of the permanent one.

He said the commission would embark on continuous voter registration to enable those had turned 18 years to register.(NAN)