The Independent National Electoral Commission has registered a new political party, African People’s Party, making a total of 46.
INEC Chairman Mahmooh Yakubu disclosed the registration in Abuja at the swearing-in of new nine Residents Electoral Commissioners; at the commissions headquarter on Wednesday in Abuja.
According to Yakubu the party was on Tuesday issued Certificate of Registration in compliance with a court order.
He said that APP originally applied for registration as a political party in 2014.
On the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) Yakubu said that the commission had so far registered 2,092,434 new registrants.
“At the end of the first quarter of the exercise, some 1,810,153 citizens were registered.
“The exercise is now in the second week of the second quarter and already some 282,281 citizens have been registered, making a total of 2,092,434 new registrants so far,” he added.