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2023 Election: INEC Fixes Date For Collection Of PVC –

2023 Election: INEC Fixes Date For Collection Of PVC

2023 Election: INEC Fixes Date For Collection Of PVC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that the Commission will release the dates for collection of the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) after a retreat which ends on 2nd December 2022.

According to the INEC, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, in a statement on Sunday, collection of PVCs is one of the issues to be discussed and finalised at a retreat holding in Lagos from 28th November to 2nd December 2022.

Okoye further stated that at the end of the retreat, the Commission will release the dates as well as the detailed procedure for the immediate collection of PVCs nationwide.

The statement partly read, “Following the end of the statutory period for the display of the register of voters for claims and objections, the Commission is determined to make the collection of PVCs as seamless as possible.

“A standard operating procedure has been developed. This will be among the issues to be discussed and finalised at a retreat holding in Lagos from 28th November to 2nd December 2022 involving all the Resident Electoral Commissioners.

“At the end of the retreat, the Commission will release the dates as well as the detailed procedure for the immediate collection of PVCs nationwide.

“The Commission appreciates the patience and understanding of Nigerians, especially those who registered as voters or applied for transfer/replacement of their cards from January to July 2022. In making the cards available for collection, the Commission is also working to ensure that the process is hitch-free.”

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