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Civil Rights Group, “Our Mumu Don Do”, has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend the ongoing voter registration exercise to December.
INEC recently announced that the registration exercise will be suspened on Aug. 17.
The group during a protest, marched to the INEC office in Awka, carrying different placards which include, "Give INEC money to do their jobs", "my daughter will turn 18 by October", "extend to December", "INEC make vote issuance and collection seamless", “Our mumu don do”, among others.
The Coordinator of the Rights group, Mr Ndubuisi Anaenugwu while addressing newsmen at INEC office, in Awka, said the protest was to create awareness on the need to extend the voter registration exercise to December.
Mr Anaenugwu noted that going by the name, the Continuous Voters Registration exercise , CVR, should be a continuous exercise to allow all and sundry to obtain their PVCs.
He enjoined the federal government to further mobilise INEC to enable it to continue the exercise in a more efficient manner.
Publicity Secretary of the Group, Mr Uzochukwu Okeke and Secretary, Miss Chioma Ifemeludike, pointed out that the suspension of the exercise would disenfranchise many citizens who would turn 18 by December.
While condemning the trading of voter’s card during elections, the duo observed that many Nigerians are politically conscious to exercise their rights.
The INEC Public Relations Officer, Awka, Mr Leo Ikedife, explained that the decision to suspend the registration was to enable INEC to produce voters cards for those earlier registered.
He also disclosed that they have extended the registration time from 9am to 5pm daily, during the weekends and 

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