New Voters Card has a life span of 10years – INEC

Channels Television  
Updated August 24, 2013

INEC spokesman Kayode Idowu has said that the old cards will be replaced with permanent cards which have an average life span of about 10years.

Speaking on Channels Television Saturday breakfast show, Mr. Idowu disclosed that the cards can be used in at least two general elections.

He said that the card is a contact lens card that has an embedded biometric chip which includes all the data’s of the voter and the picture.

He added that the card has a card reader that will be read before the election.