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INEC extends PVC collection deadline by one week



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INEC has announced a further extension of the deadline for the collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to February 5, 2023.

INEC’s National Commissioner & Chairman, Information & Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, who disclosed this in a statement on January 28, said the move followed a meeting of INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioners.

“Arising from reports from the various States & discussions with Resident Electoral Commissioners, the Commission has decided to further extend PVC collection in all its Local Government Offices nationwide by an additional 1 week.

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The ongoing collection of PVCs nationwide will therefore continue and end on 5th February 2023. This is the second time the Commission is extending PVC collection nationwide & this will be the last extension of the exercise.

The collection period has further been extended by an additional 2 hours & will start at 9 am & end at 5 pm daily including Saturdays & Sundays,” he said.


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