Aggrieved youths in Enugu state on Tuesday stormed the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to stage a peaceful protest over insufficient enrollment machines for registration of voters.
The protesters in the video that surfaced online on Tuesday, could be heard saying ” INEC give us machine”, ” We are not happy with how slow the registration process is going’‘
They demanded more machines for the registration of Permanent Voter’s Card from the electoral body.
Naija News understands that the protest comes nine days to the deadline of ongoing voter registration.
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Meanwhile, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been stopped by the Federal High court from ending the voter registration on June 30 2022.
The suit followed the inability of INEC to extend the online pre-registration deadline, which ended May 30, 2022, and the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) ending June 30 2022.
Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon granted an order of interim injunction following the hearing of an argument on a motion exparte by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP).