Voter registration are prerequisite for holding both presidential and parliamentary elections in the country.
The elections were scheduled to take place in June this year.
He stated that the registrations will take 4 months to complete and another month to sort or rectify errors. This delay totals to 9 months starting from today March 9 2015.
Elections will then be scheduled after the completion of the voter registration.
Today's announcement was about the voter registration and not about the time of holding elections" the NEC chief concluded .