INEC extends collection of voters’ cards to 8,809 registration areas/wards.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the collection of voters’ cards to the 8,809 registration areas/wards.

INEC said in a statement that the exercise will begin from January 16 to 21, including Saturday and Sunday.

The statement was issued weekend by INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye.

Okoye said a total of 14,283,734 new voters were registered during the Continuous Voters’ Registration (CVR) exercise between April 27, 2017 and August 31, 2018.

While saying that there shall be no collection of PVCs by proxy, he added that INEC, in the spirit of transparency, will give account of the number of PVCs collected and the balance from previous registrations and urged all registered voters, are yet to collect their PVCs, to seize the opportunity to do so.

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