See Why INEC extended PVC collection for second time’

The choice of the Independent National Electoral Commission to broaden the assortment of the Super durable Electors Card (PVC) by enrolled citizens might have been affected by tension from partners on the commission to give Nigerians sufficient opportunity to gather their PVCs.

The activity, which should have finished on Sunday, January 22, was first reached out till Sunday, January 29, for assortment of PVCs at the nearby government workplaces of the commission.

Be that as it may, after a gathering of the commission at the end of the week, INEC declared another week expansion, saying it was supported by the headway made up until this point, as additional Nigerians marched out everyday to gather their PVCs.

Tending to Occupant Constituent Chiefs (RECs) last Friday, INEC Executive, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, had said out on the off chance that the 940,200 PVCs shipped off Lagos State, around 839,720 were gathered as at the end of business on Thursday, January 26, 2023.

While saying there were issues the commission expected to manage in front of the overall political race, the INEC director said the commission was supported by the assurance of Nigerians to gather their PVCs.

He said: “The commission is energized by the assurance of enlisted electors cross country to gather their PVCs and the genuine degree of assortment up until this point.

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“For example, in Lagos State, which has the largest number of enlisted citizens in the country, the commission conveyed 940,200 PVCs from the new elector enrollment work out (June 2021 to July 2022) for both new registrants and solicitations for move and substitution of cards.

“As of Thursday, January 26, 2023, a sum of 839,720 PVCs have been gathered, addressing 89.3 percent of the complete figure.”

“This gathering with RECs will consider reports from different conditions of the league and the commission won’t hold back to consider extra measures to guarantee that all residents have enough of a chance to gather their PVCs in front of the overall political race.

“We wish to guarantee Nigerians that the commission will continuously be receptive to the necessities of the electorate,” he said.

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