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INEC extends distribution of voter cards by 2 days

18 August 2014, 15:44

Abuja - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has extended the ongoing distribution of permanent voter cards in the FCT and 11 states by two days.

The extension is contained in a statement issued in Abuja by INEC’s Head, Voter Education and Publicity,  Okezie Nwankwo.

 According to the statement, the extension is expected to give more people the opportunity to get the cards.

 It stated that the time for the collection of the cards remained between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

The states are Yobe and Bauchi (North East); Jigawa and Sokoto (North West); FCT and Kwara (North Central); Anambra and Ebonyi (South East); Ondo and Oyo (South West), and Delta and Cross River (South South).

The exercise which began on August 15 and initially scheduled to end on August 17 will now end on August 19. 

-      NAN

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