The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has begun display of preliminary voters’ register in Cross River, following the just-suspended Continuous Voter Registration, CVR.
Report says the new register was displayed at the commission’s office in Calabar and its area offices across the 18 Local Government Areas of the state.
INEC’s spokesperson in the state Tonia Nwobi said the display will end on 22nd August.
The register showed names and particulars of candidates and their political parties as part of preparation for the 2023 general elections,
For the 25 vacant seats in the Cross River State House of Assembly, a total of 187 candidates from 12 political parties are contesting to fill the seats. It was reported that 11 political parties fielded 69 and 28 candidates for the eight House of Representatives seats and three senatorial seats respectively