The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will from today, January 6, begin the distribution of Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) to registrants at the 8,809 electoral wards across the country.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC’s national commissioner and chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, disclosed this on Thursday, January 5.
All voters who are validly registered but are yet to collect their PVCs are encouraged to use the opportunity of the devolution to the wards to do so.
After 15th of January 2023, the exercise will revert to the local government offices of the commission until 22nd January 2023.
The statement read;
“The Commission also resolved to devolve PVC collection to the 8,809 Registration Areas/Wards from Friday 6th to Sunday 15th January 2023.
“The devolution of PVC collection to the wards commences tomorrow 6th January 2023, and all validly registered voters who are yet to collect their PVCs are encouraged to seize the opportunity of the devolution to the wards to do so.
“After the 15th of January 2023, the exercise will revert to the Local Government Offices of the Commission until 22nd January 2023. All eligible and valid registrants can collect their PVCs from 9.00am to 3.00pm daily, including Saturdays and Sundays.”