The Registrar-General’s Office will be open from today (Saturday) till Monday to assist registered voters who lost their national identity documents to obtain new ones so they can vote during the harmonised elections.
Addressing a Press conference in Harare, Registrar-General Mr Tobaiwa Mudede said this has been done in previous elections. He said they were aware that a lot of people could have lost their national identity cards and that was the reason why they will remain open throughout the weekend. Said Mudede:
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This serves to inform the public that the offices of the Registrar General; i.e Central Registry, Provincial and District Offices will remain open for issuance of lost, misplaced or defaced identity documents and confirmation of citizenship (where necessary). These services will be extended to all registered voters to facilitate voting on the polling day.
He said today and tomorrow, the offices will be opened between 0700 hours and 1600 hours while on Monday from 0700 hours to 1900 hours. However, sub offices will not be open during this period.
Tobaiwa Mudede is a former prominent civil servant who was Registrar General of Zimbabwe from 1985 to September 2018. He is also a writer having authored the book ,Genetically Modified Organism(GMOs) and Population Control Drugs in Developing Countries. As RG, he held controversial views on... Read More About Tobaiwa Mudede
Harare (formerly Salisbury) is the capital of Zimbabwe. It is the seat of Government, the industrial hub and commercial centre for Zimbabwe. The city was founded by the Cecil John Rhodes of the BSAC who sent the Pioneer Column in 1890. The name was changed... Read More About Harare