INEC Takes Fresh Delivery of 25,777 PVCs In Plateau.

 INEC Takes Fresh Delivery of 25,777 PVCs In Plateau.

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Plateau State said it had taken a fresh delivery of 25,777 Permanent Voter Cards , bringing the total number of unclaimed PVCs in the state to 334,707.

INEC Head of Voter Education in the state, Mr Osaretin Imahiyerobo, disclosed this in a statement in Jos on Sunday.

He said the commission had equally devolved the collection of PVCs in the state to 207 Registration Areas across the 17 council areas beginning from January 16 to 21, 2019.

Imahiyereobo said, “As part of efforts to ensure registered voters participate fully in the forthcoming elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission has devolved the collection of PVCs in Plateau State to 207 Registration Areas in the 17 LGAs from January 16-21 2019.

“The Commission has also taken delivery of 25,777 PVCs for those whose cards were omitted, applied for replacement of lost cards, defaced and some 2015 unprinted cards.

“This brings the number of cards available for collection in the state to 334,707 as at the weekend out of 485,673 PVCs.”

He urged all voters who registered, applied for transfer, replacement of lost and defaced cards during the Continuous Voter Registration exercises between April 2017 and August 30, 2018 to utilise the six days exercise and visit the registration areas where they registered, applied for transfer or replacement to collect their cards.

Ayomide Oyewole

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