The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has commended the extension of permanent voters’ cards by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
In a couple of tweets on Friday, February 8, Saraki described it as a great development.
He also said the extension will also allow more young people to be able to vote.
The disclosure was made in Abuja by the chairman of the commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, at the National Stakeholders' Forum on the 2019 general elections.
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According to him, INEC will meet with resident electoral commissioners in the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory to review the collection rate and take an appropriate decision.