7.8m Permanent Voter Cards Yet To Be Collected – INEC

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7.8m Permanent Voter Cards Yet To Be Collected – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said yesterday that over 7.8 million Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) are yet to be collected.

INEC chairman Prof Mahmood Yakubu, who stated this at the maiden quarterly consultative meeting with the media in Abuja, appealed to those yet to collect their PVCs to visit their local government areas to collect their cards.

He also announced that the Continuous Voters Registration will start in April ahead of the 2019 general elections.

The chairman and the media executives at the meeting expressed concern over the absence of Resident Electoral Commissioners in 33 states and urged the federal government to urgently fill the vacancies.

Earlier, Yakubu revealed that the commission will conduct 1,560 elections in 2019, noting that over 700,000 PVCs have…



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