Assessment of the Procedure for the Transfer and Issuance of Voters Card – Chidozie Iheakaram

Nigerians of voting age are mobile for various reasons. Principal amongst other reasons is the search for better economic conditions. It is therefore important that the process for the transfer of voters card should be as simple and uncomplicated as possible, to encourage eligible voters exercise their rights when they relocate from the ward where they initially registered and obtained their voters card.
Though INEC has provided the procedure for the transfer of voters’ cards on its website, implementation may have a few glitches which can put off citizens from transferring their voters cards.
In April 2014, I initiated the transfer of my card from Kano to Abuja and wrote to INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Abuja…

Transfer of Voter’s Information – Oluwafunmilayo Fakeye

During the last general election in 2011, I registered at the Ileshagba registration unit of Irewole LGA, Ikire in Osun and voted at a polling unit in the same place. Late last year while searching for information on the transfer of voter’s detail, since I no longer reside in Ikire, Osun state as I permanently live now in Alagbole/Akute Ifo LGA in Ogun state , I sent an email requesting that my voter’s information be transferred to Ogun state, on the space provided for on the INEC website leaving a return email address and the identification number on my voter’s card.
I equally asked that the mistake about my sex, male instead of female, be corrected. However, I am yet to receive a reply from INEC either to acknowledge receipt of the letter or to inform me of the next steps to take on the transfer of my information from the Osun state voter’s register to that of Ogun state.

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