2023: Assortment of PVCs begins December 12 – INEC

The gathering of Everlasting Voters Playing cards (PVCs) by eligible voters for the 2023 common elections will start from December 12, the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) mentioned on Friday.

The INEC Nationwide Commissioner and Chairman, Info and Voter Schooling Committee, Festus Okoye, disclosed this in a press release in Abuja.

He mentioned the fee met on Thursday and deliberated on a number of points, together with the dates for the gathering of PVCs throughout the nation.

The assertion learn: “Consequently, the Fee has mounted Monday 12 December 2022 to Sunday 22 January 2023 because the dates for the gathering of PVCs in all of the 774 Native Authorities Workplaces of the Fee all through the Federation.

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“The Fee additionally resolved to devolve PVC assortment to the 8,809 Registration Areas/Wards from Friday sixth to Sunday fifteenth January 2023. These which are unable to gather their PVCs on the Native Authorities Workplaces of the Fee can accomplish that on the Registration Areas/Electoral Wards. After the fifteenth of January 2023, the train will revert to the Native Authorities Workplaces of the Fee till January 22, 2023.

“All eligible and legitimate registrants can acquire their PVCs from 9:00 a.m. to three:00 p.m. each day, together with Saturdays and Sundays.

“All of the RECs and Electoral Officers have been directed to convene a gathering with the crucial stakeholders of their States and Native Authorities Areas, together with conventional and spiritual leaders, civil society teams, community-based organizations, and the media to temporary them on the modalities for the gathering of the PVCs with the intention to sensitize the general public and guarantee seamless train.

“Equally, RECs and EOs have additionally been directed to arrange assist desks to help registrants with complaints about their PVCs or with the PVC assortment process for speedy redress.”

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