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Wole Balogun, Ado Ekiti
Ekiti State Government has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend the duration of the voters registration exercise currently ongoing in the state.
Head of Service (HoS), Dr. Olugbenga Faseluka, made the call, while going round the local government areas to monitor the exercise.
Describing the people’s turnout as impressive, Faseluka noted that the time frame for the exercise would be inadequate to accommodate all eligible voters waiting to be captured.
He observed that it took an average of seven minutes to register one voter, which led to a huge number of spill-over of people in line at the close of the exercise, each day, and added that it would have been more conducive, if the exercise had been extended till 5:00p.m. daily.
Faseluka said the government would follow up on the complaints and requests of stakeholders, particularly on the creation of additional…