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15m voters yet to collect PVCs

2015-01-09 12:15
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Abuja - With 37 days to the presidential election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday disclosed that  not less than 15 567 219 Nigerians were yet to collected their Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs), reports ThisDay.

The disclosure indicates that 38.7million Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs)  have been distributed nationwide out of the 54.3million PVCs with the commission.

INEC in data release on Thursday, revealed that only 71.35 per cent of the PVCs have been distributed so far.

Also read: INEC denies plans to postpone February elections

According to the breakdown, Jigawa State has the highest number of PVCs distributed with 1 460 620 (94.12 percent) as against 1 551 831 received by INEC. Anambra State, however, scored the lowest percentage of distribution with 51.81, as out of 1 665 342 cards received by INEC, only 862 747 cards were distributed.

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