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PDP, APC join against anti-PVC suit

2015-02-23 22:32
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 People's Democratic Party together with the All Progressive Party have joined together in a suit to prevent Permanent Voter Cards and card readers being used in the upcoming general elections, Punch reported.

The political parties state the use of PVC's will disenfranchise eligible voters and their effectiveness is not guaranteed since the Independent National Electoral Commission has never tested them.

Also read: Anti-PVC law suit to be joined by APC

The complainants wants the court to direct INEC to revert the use of such methods.

The Federal High Court of Abuja has adjourned the matter until March 18.

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