Register

Problems with Registration Data?

  • For incorrect data, visit the exhibition center to effect the correction.  If it's a minor correction, which does not involve the printing of a new ID card, that will be done at the exhibition center.  A major correction will involve going to the District Office to authenticate biometrically before a new card would be produced.

  • For omitted names, go to the exhibition center to apply for inclusion. This would require biometric authentication at the District Office before your name can be included.

  • Deletion of deceased persons - Take along evidence, such as obituary notice with an attestation by a family head or from the Chief Imam, Death Certificates/Burial Permit or the Voters ID of deceased to the District Office. You will be required to fill an objection form which will then be sent to the District Registration Review Officer and The District Magistrate for review and subsequent deletion. Those who have applied for the deletion would be invited to meet with the DRRO.

Provisional register

The Commission will not later than six months from the end of the registration period compile a provisional register of voters for each polling division stating the name, age and sex of each person whose application for registration at that division was accepted.A copy of the provisional register of voters will be given to each registered political party in such form as the Commission may determine.

Exhibition

The Commission will cause the provisional register of voters of each polling division to be opened for public inspection and scrutiny at the registration centre for such period as the Commission will by notice in the Gazette specify.
During the exhibition period

  • Any registered voter may inspect the provisional voters register to ascertain that the particulars on his voter I.D. card are the same as in the provisional register and in case of any discrepancy request the exhibition officer to make the necessary correction in the register
  • Any person whose application for registration during the registration period was accepted but whose name does not appear in the provisional voters register on the ground that the person is not qualified to be registered as a voter.
  • Any person entitled to be registered as a voter may object in the prescribed from to a person whose name appears in the provisional voters register on the ground that the person is not qualified to be registered as a voter.

Exhibition officer

The Commission will appoint for each registration centre an exhibition officer to exhibit the provisional voters register.
The functions of an exhibition officer are to

  • Assist registered voters’ to find their names in the provisional voters’ register
  • Check whether the details in the provisional voters’ register are the same as those on the voter’s I.D. card and if there is a discrepancy to make the necessary correction in the register
  • Check for clerical errors
  • Receive any claims and objections in the prescribed form concerning the inclusion of a person’s name in the register.

 

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