165,631 PVCs not collected in Kogi, 40,912 in Bayelsa – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that 165,631 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) were yet to be collected in kogi and 40,912 in Bayelsa, as at Sept. 13.

ahead of  Nov. 16 governorship elections in the two states.

170,900 uncollected cards in the state.

in Bayelsa 6,581 cards were so far collected within the same two weeks, out of 47,493 opening balance of uncollected PVCs as at Sept. 2.

2,045 cards were collected within the first week and 4,536 in the second week, while in Kogi 2,276 and 2,993 cards were collected in in first and second weeks respectively.

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The collection of PVCs will continue till  Sept. 30 in the two states.

The Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi urged registered voters in the two states yet to collect their PVCs to do so.

“We appeal to all eligible voters in Bayelsa and Kogi who have not collected their PVCs to do so before the deadline.”

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