By Yusuf Idris Gusau
It is important for adults, those who are 18 years and above to register because the electoral law specifies that only those whose names are in the voters list are qualified to vote during elections. In other words, whoever intends to exercise his or her civic rights on Election Day must register as a voter. Then he or she will be able to vote for candidates for elective positions.
1- If you love Nigeria, then you’ll call for True Democracy in our Nation. Your Voters Card is a tool for such.
2- Your Voters Card is your Voice and Power.
3- It’s a weapon to terminate the selfish ambition of some leaders and to safeguard the great aspirations of reputable nation builders.
4- Your Voters Card can protect your Posterity if used wisely
5- Your Voters Card can bring about a New Nigeria.
*HOW TO GET YOUR VOTERS CARD*
1. Visit the nearest INEC Registration Center of polling unit around you with a valid means of identification like a birth certificate, a driver’s licence, national passport, or any other document that can prove identity, age and nationality, and also you can visit inecnigeria.org
2. After the registration process is complete, INEC will issue you a Temporary Voter’s Card (TVC) as a placeholder for when the permanent one will be ready.
3. When your PVC is ready, you can use the TVC to claim it at your INEC LGA office after your name has been verified on the distribution list.