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National ID to compliment voter cards - Buhari

25 August 2015, 18:54

Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed that the ongoing national identity registration cards will complement the permanent voter cards, Punch reported.

The national identity cards are being carried out by the National Identity Management Commission and are making sure that Nigerians who want their votes to count should ensure they are captured under the new scheme.

Also read: Nigeria races to get voter cards out for presidential election

Buhari was speaking at the Presidential Villa's Council Chambers when registering for the scheme.

Currently, seven million Nigerians are captured in the scheme so far and the number will be increasing soon.

The registration is said to be a continuous exercise and enrolment centres will stay open across the country.

For more on this story visit Punch 

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