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…