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Elections (Registration, etc. of Voters) Act 🇳🇬


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Elections (Registration, etc. of Voters) Act

  • Commenced on 20 August 1991
  • [Up to date as at 31 December 2002]
  • [Note: The original publication document is not available and this content could not be verified.]
An Act to provide for the procedure for the registration of persons qualified to vote and to maintain and revise the register of voters.

1. Registration of voters, etc.

(1)The Independent National Electoral Commission (in this Act referred to as "the Commission") shall carry out the registration of persons qualified to vote and maintain and revise the register of voters compiled under this Act.
(2)A person shall be eligible to be registered as a voter in the area where he resides if‐(a)he is a citizen of Nigeria;(b)he is resident in Nigeria;(c)he has attained the minimum age of eighteen years.
(3)The Commission shall compile a new register of voters from a preliminary list of voters obtained from the registration of all persons qualified to vote, and in any other manner as the Commission …

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