ABUJA – The House of Representatives on Wednesday summoned, Prof. Attahiru Jega, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, over alleged haphazard distribution of the permanent voter cards in some states of the federation.
This resolution followed a motion by Rep. Yakubu Balogun (APC-Lagos) which was adopted without debate.
Balogun said INEC had not replaced all the temporary voter cards with permanent cards in some states where the distribution was currently going on. [eap_ad_1] He noted that the haphazard distribution of permanent voter cards might lead to the disenfranchisement of eligible voters.
He said that INEC had directed that holders of temporary voter cards would not be allowed to vote in subsequent elections in Nigeria.[eap_ad_4]