2023: Court strikes out suit compelling INEC to allow voting without PVCs


Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday, struck out a suit seeking to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), to allow the use of Temporary Voter Cards or Voter Identification Number (VIN) during the 2023 general elections.

The Incorporated Trustees of the International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law, Mr Emmanuel Chukwuka and Mr Bruno Okeahialam had dragged the commission to court seeking an order to compel it to allow voting without the Permanent Voter Cards, (PVCs).

Justice Nyako, in her judgement on the suit, held, that the suit of the plaintiffs was inchoate, adding BB that Section 47 (2) of the Electoral Act…

Source: Nigerian Tribune