2,419,922 registered voters are expected to cast their votes for the 17 governorship candidates in the November 11, 2023, governorship election in Imo State.

This was revealed in a statement on Tuesday by INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Education Voter Committee, Sam Olumekun.

Olumekun added that as part of the Commission’s ongoing recruitment to further the use of technology for voter accreditation and result management, it intends to hold mock voter accreditation in the three States

According to the statement, all political parties that fielded candidates will receive soft copies of the entire register in Imo, Kogi and Bayelsa States where the governorship election will take place.

He said the mock accreditation would be used to test the functionality of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) and the upload of polling unit results to the INEC Result Viewing Portal (iREV).

According to the National Commissioner, the exercise will be conducted concurrently in the three states on Saturday from 8.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m., adding that the list of designated polling units for each state has been uploaded to its website and social media platforms.


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