No Extension Of Deadline For PVC Collection, INEC Insists

Written by on February 10, 2023

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted there will not be another extension of the deadline for the collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) before the general elections.

The commission said it needs to move its staff away from the issuance of PVCs to other sectors that need attention ahead of the elections.

The INEC National Commissioner and Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee Mr.
Festus Okoye said that
INEC is not Contracting NURTW, and others To Convey Election Materials. In his words,

On the number of cards collected so far, the INEC National Commissioner said the electoral umpire does not have the complete details yet.

He also disclosed that the commission will gather uncollected PVCs and deposit them at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) until after the 2023 elections.


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