Rec: 73,109 Pvcs Not Collected In Edo

Filed in News by on June 20, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said there are 73,109 Permanent Voter Cards yet to be collected by registered voters in Edo State.

It said the uncollected PVCs were the remaining of the 78,398 PVCs recorded during the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise held between April 22, 2017 and December 30, 2017

Edo Resident Electoral Commissioner Emmanuel Alex-Hart, who disclosed this in a chat with reporters, said 5,289 were collected within the period.

Alex-Hart noted that the about 450,000 PVCs uncollected before the 2016 governorship elections have been transferred to the various local government offices of the commission in the state.

He listed Ikpoba Okha, Oredo and Egor local government areas as having the highest numbers of uncollected PVCs as at June 11, 2018.

According to him, Ikpoba-Okha has 16,049, Oredo has 10,072 while Egor has 9,761 uncollected PVCs.

He urged the media to help sensitise Nigerians on the need to collect their PVCs before the elections.

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