OVER 52M VOTERS HAVE COLLECTED PVCS —INEC

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Emerging information from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) revealed that as of Tuesday, over 16,600,080 eligible voters are yet to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) despite the rescheduling of the general election by the commission
According to the commission’s update on distribution of PVCs released on Tuesday by the Chief Press Secretary, to INEC chairman, Mr Kayode Idowu, the national average of PVCs collection stood at 75.88 per cent.
The distribution table per state and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) revealed that out of the 68,833,476 registered voters, 52,233,396 eligible voters have so far collected their PVCs nationwide.
A breakdown of the table showed that Zamfara State top the list of collection with 97.51per cent, while Ogun State trailed behind with 40.86 per cent collection rate. Abia (79.91per cent), Adamawa (85.19 per cent), Akwa Ibom (87.38 per cent), Anambra (76.37 per cent), Bauchi (84.97 per cent), Bayelsa (66.21 per cent), Benue (76.81 per cent), Borno (68.28 per cent) and Cross River (74.79 per cent).
Others are; Delta (75.97 per cent), Eboyin (66.50 per cent), Edo (64.38 per cent), Ekiti (68.77 per cent), Enugu (74.53 per cent), FCT (61.42 per cent) among others.
The states with high record of collection included Gombe (95.05 per cent), Nassarawa (96.29 per cent), Zamfara (97.51 per cent).
Source: Tribune

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