The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday said it had suspended registration of new voters ahead of the governorship election in Ondo State.
The commission said a total of 372,888 Permanent Voter Cards had yet to be collected in the state.
The Resident Electoral Commission in the state, Dr Rufus Akeju stated this during a stakeholders’ meeting in Akure.
Akeju said there would be no continuous voter registration and distribution of PVCs in the state again before the poll.
The REC said, “The number of registered voters in the state is 1,822 346, while a total of 1,478,460 of PVCs have been collected and the number of uncollected PVCs is 372,888.”
Akeju also disclosed that the commission had produced a booklet containing operational guidelines for the conduct of the election in line with COVID-19 protocol.