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Fashola raises alarm over delisting of 1.4m Lagos voters

06 November 2014, 12:23

Lagos - Lagos State governor, Babatunde Fashola has raised the alarm over the disappearance of 1.447 million names from the Lagos voters’ list, reports Punch.

The governor in statewide broadcast on Wednesday said he was shocked that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared that it would distribute 4.8 million PVCs in the state, whereas, during the last election in 2011, the voters’ list in Lagos as announced by the commission was 6.247 million voters.

Also read: Lagos, Ogun, others to get permanent voter cards on November 7

He urged INEC to explain the shortfall.

He said he was worried that this is the beginning of a plan to disenfranchise Lagosians to vote.

Read more at Punch.

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