At last, INEC reveals when PVCs will be ready for collection


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that the collection of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) for those who registered between January and July, 2022, will begin shortly after its retreat in December.
INEC’s spokesman, Festus Okoye in a statement, “The Commission met today, Saturday 26th November 2022, and deliberated on a number of issues, among them the date and procedure for the collection of Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) and the prosecution of persons arrested for illegal possession of PVCs.

“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 (SOP) 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 (RECs) from the 36 States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
“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 for collection, the Commission is also working to ensure that the process is hitch-free.”

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