The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has announced the date for collection of permanent voters card by electorates.
According to a statement by Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi the Director of voters education and publicity and made available to NGHUBS, the collection of permanent voters card for electorates who registered in 2017 will commence on 21st of May, 2018.
Mr Osaze-Uzzi further said due date will be announced for those who registered in 2018.
Read full statement as obtained by NGHUBS below
COLLECTION OF PERMANENT VOTER CARDS (APRIL – DECEMBER 2017 CVR EXERCISE)
It will be recalled that the Commission promised Nigerians who registered during the #CVR exercise in 2017 that their PVCs would be ready for collection in May 2018.
“The Commission met with its Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) on Thursday 10th May 2018 and it was decided that the PVCs for all Nigerians who registered within this period will be ready for collection from Monday 21st May 2018.
“This also includes those who applied for transfers and replacements of lost or damaged PVCs.
All such persons are to report at the INEC Local Government Offices and other designated Registration Centres nationwide with their Temporary Voter Cards (TVCs) to collect their PVC.
“The Commission also wishes to assure all Nigerians who registered in 2018 that their PVCs will be ready for collection in good time before the 2019 General Elections.
“For further enquires, citizens can contact the nearest INEC office, or the INEC Citizens Contact Centre (ICCC) via its hotline 0700-CALL-INEC, Twitter, Facebook and website.
Director, Voter Education and Publicity
11th May 2018″