Elections: INEC says they will deliver PVC at the end of November

Nigeria Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has informed Nigerians that their personal voter cards will be ready before the end of November.

East was revealed by INEC Director of Voter Information and Education Festus Okoye on Friday in Abuja during a meeting with members of the Big tent Coalition led by Pat Utomi, to provide an update on preparations for the 2023 Nigerian elections.

He also assured that this month the PVCs of those registered between January 15 and July 31 will be ready.

INEC position: Okoye reiterated INEC’s commitment to ensure that everything is in order before the elections, starting with giving Nigerians their PVCs. He said:

  • “On February 25, 2022, INEC presented a schedule and schedule of activities for the conduct of the 2023 elections. In that particular schedule and schedule of activities, we listed 14 critical points that must be met before the election.
  • As a commission, INEC is comfortable with the level of our preparations and the INEC President has reportedly assured Nigerians that the scheduled elections will never again be postponed or rescheduled due to logistical challenges.
  • The commission will ensure the smooth collection of voter cards by all eligible registrants.”

He added that INEC will also announce the exact date for PVC collection to begin, citing that “All those who have registered within this period, as well as those who have made transfers and substitutions, will obtain their cards as soon as possible.”

The news continues after this announcement.

What you should know: Remember that Nairametrics last reported month than the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) revealed that it has not yet been printed Permanent Voter Card (PVC) of eligible voters who participated in the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise from January 15 to July 31, 2022.

INEC said it is under pressure to hold free and fair elections in 2023, saying it will be difficult for any politician to compromise the sanctity of the electoral process in next year’s elections.

The news continues after this announcement.

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