NEC Chairman Press Conference Statement on Voter Registration Exercise January 31st, 2017
The National Elections Commission on the eve of Voter Registration kickoff held a Press Conference on Tuesday January 31, 2017 at its headquarters to keep the public informed about the Voter Registration process. The NEC Boss Cllr. Jerome George Korkoya delivered a statement and responded to questions posed by journalists.
January 31, 2017
Madam Co-chairman and members of the Board of Commissioners, Staffers of the Commission, Members of the press, My Fellow Liberians, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen,
I am pleased to welcome you to this very important press conference. This press conference is being held consistent with our responsibility to keep the Liberian people informed on the electoral processes;
In this press conference, we will provide update on the electoral process, particularly the Voter Registration Exercise, The Lofa County Electoral District #1 By-election and Some of the newly promulgated laws governing the electoral process;
As you all may be aware, the National Elections Commission will conduct Presidential and Representative Elections this year; occasioned by the expiration of the tenure of the President and Members of the Honorable House of Representatives.
Prior to those elections, a number of activities are being undertaken by the Commission geared toward the free, fair and credible conduct of the elections. One of such activities is the 2017 Voter Registration Exercise.