661,783 PVCs remain uncollected in Edo — INEC

A total of 661,783 old and new Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) had yet to be collected in Edo state as of December 31, 2022.

The Head of Voter Education and Publicity at the Edo office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr. Timidi Wariowie, stated this in its PVC daily report analysis, which was made available to journalists on Monday in Benin.

According to Wariowei, 409,832 of the cards were old uncollected PVCs, while 251,951 were new uncollected cards as of December 31, 2022.

“The old uncollected PVCs were 425,239 but 15,407 had been collected, remaining the balance of 409,832.

“Also, the new PVCs received were 289,931 but 37,980 had been collected, remaining the balance of 251,951,” he said.

Wariowei further disclosed that 460 PVCs were collected on Jan. 1, across the local government areas in the state.

According to him, the collection of PVC remains a daily exercise, including Saturdays and Sundays (excluding public holidays) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at INEC offices across the 18 LGAs.


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