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INEC distributes 81.22 % PVCs to voters

2015-03-14 17:09
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

Abuja - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said the level of the Permanent Voters Cards( PVCs) distributed to voters so far had reached 81.22 percent.

It also said out of the total of 68 833,476 registered voters at its disposal, it has successfully distributed a total of 55 904,272 PVCs, representing 81.22 percent to their respective owners.

These were contained in a statement, by Kayode Idowu, Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega.

Also read: INEC to distribute PVC's to four more areas in Edo

In the latest update, released by the commission, Kano and Lagos states, were seen still leading other 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, with the highest number of PVCs collection.

While Kano State has recorded 4 112,039, in the PVCs collection, Lagos State trailed behind with 3 767,647 respectively.

But in terms of percentage in turn-out of voters, Zamfara, Gombe and Jigawa States topped other States of the Federation with 95 percent.

Read more on: inec  |  attahiru jega  |  abuja  |  2015 elections

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