Over 300,000 permanent voter cards (PVCs) which have not been collected are wasting away at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) offices in the 245 local government areas in Delta state.
INEC resident electoral commissioner in the state, Rev Monday Udoh Tom, who made the revelation during the swearing-in of the executive of INEC Press Corps (IPC) yesterday, said the commission carried over 244,715 uncollected PVCs from the 2019 general elections, while it has so far received about 69,946 PVCs for those who registered between June and December 2021 and 17,000 transfer PVCs, bringing the stock of PVCs held by the commission to over 300,000.
He said in addition to the above figures, the commission is expecting more PVCs for those who registered between January and July 2022, which would increase the stock of PVCs held by the commission.
Tom lamented that most registrants, including those who registered from June to December 2021, have not shown up to collect their…
Source: Leadership Newspaper