The Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee has highlighted the voting procedures for the 2019 Common Elections.
The next are the steps as acknowledged by INEC:
Step 1: Upon arrival on the polling unit, joins the queue and current your self to the INEC official (APO111) on the polling unit who will decide whether or not you’re on the right polling unit and verify if the on the Everlasting Voter Card (PVC) matches your face. If glad, he/she’s going to direct you to the following INEC official (APO1).
Step 2: The official (APO1) will request in your PVC to substantiate that your card is real and your particulars, utilizing the sensible card reader. He/she’s going to ask you to put your finger on the cardboard reader to substantiate that the PVC belongs to you by ascertaining, the cardboard reader will incorporates the title, and finger prints of all these registered of their polling unit.
Step three: You’ll then meet the following official (APO11) who will request in your PVC to substantiate that your title and particulars are within the voters register. Your title shall be ticked and your PVC returned to you. He/ she’s going to then apply indelible ink to the cuticle of your applicable finger for that election to indicate you have got been accredited to vote. (In case your title just isn’t discovered on the register, you’ll not be allowed to vote).
Step four: The presiding officer (PO) stamps, indicators and endorses the date behind the Poll Paper. The PO will roll the poll paper inwardly with the printed facet inwards and provides to you. He /she’s going to then direct you to the voting cubicle the place you vote in secret.
Step 5: You’ll stain your applicable finger for the election with the ink supplied then use your stained finger to mark the house or field supplied on the poll paper in your most well-liked candidate/occasion. Roll the marked poll paper (within the method the PO gave to you).
Step 6: Then go away the voting cubicle and drop the poll paper within the poll field in full view of individuals on the polling unit.
Step 7: You’ll then go away the polling unit or wait in the event you so select in an orderly and peaceable method to work the method as much as declaration of consequence.
N.B. The results of every polling unit shall be pasted on the unit and for everybody to see.”