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INEC distributes 1.5m PVC's in Oyo

2015-02-10 22:36
A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Ibadan - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has distributed a total of 1,550, 899 Permanent Voter Cards in Oyo State.

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Amb. Rufus Akeju, disclosed this in his office in Ibadan on Tuesday.

He said that 2, 381, 091 prospective voters had registered for the forthcoming election in the state.

Also read: INEC distributes thousands of PVC in Ogun

According to Akeju, those who have collected their PVCs represent 65.13 per cent of the voter population, saying that, "before the deadline, a ‎large number of the remaining PVCs will be collected".

He, however, called on prospective voters, who had yet to collect their PVCs to do so before the deadline for collection, stressing that without the PVC, no one, no matter highly-placed, would be allowed to vote. 


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