Edo - Edo State has declared Thursday and Friday work-free days to enable workers in the state collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVC).
According to a statement by the state government, this is to avail people of the state the opportunity to collect their cards for the general elections holding later this month.
“It is expected that Edo people who are yet to collect their voter’s card will do so during the period of the two-day work-free days," read a statement.
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"We also expect the Independent National Electoral Commission to use this opportunity to attend to eligible voters who are yet to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVC),” the statement continued.
INEC has come under fire for the contentious distribution of the documents, leading to calls for the postponement of the general election.