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How To VOTE (for BETTER) in 7 Steps



The Stakes Are Too High These Coming Elections For Us To Make Any Mistakes At A Time That Your Choice Will Affect Nigeria’s Future.

We need to be fully prepared on February 16th, have all our facts and PVCs to ensure we vote to get Nigeria working again.

Here are 7 simple steps on how to VOTE this 2019. 7 Steps to a BETTER Life 2019

Step 1: Queue Calmly

Get to the polling unit, join the queue and present yourself to the INEC official (APO111) at the polling who will confirm you are at the right one.

This may be obvious but  please make sure your photograph on the Permanent Voter Card (PVC) matches your face.  

Step 2: Identity Confirmation

Next you will be passed on to another official, (APO1) will request for your PVC to confirm that your card is genuine and your details, using the smart card reader. He/she will ask you to place your finger on the card reader to confirm the PVC.

Step 3: Voters Registration Confirmation

You will then meet the next official (APO11) who will request for your PVC to confirm that your name and details are in the voters register. He/ she will then apply indelible ink to the cuticle of your appropriate finger to show you have been accredited to vote.

Step 4: Stamp And Date Approval

The presiding officer (PO) stamps, signs and endorses the date at the back of the Ballot Paper. They will roll the ballot paper inwardly and then will then direct you to the voting cubicle where you vote in secret.

Step 5: VOTE

You will stain your appropriate finger for the election with the ink provided then use your stained finger to mark the space or box provided on the ballot paper for your preferred candidate/party. Roll the marked ballot paper inwardly.

Step 6: Cast Your Vote

Then leave the voting cubicle and drop the ballot paper in the ballot box in full view of people at the polling unit.

Step 7: Stay And Count Your Votes

After voting, you remain, so your votes are counted and declared, before you can leave. 

PLEASE NOTE: The Result Of Each Polling Unit Shall Be Pasted At The Unit And For Everyone To See. 

Abass Sulaiman Adegoke, well known as Adegoke is a student of Federal Polytechnic Ede studying Civil Engineering, He is a media enthusiast, loves traveling, and has a special interest in personal development.

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