Are you one of the many Nigerians still having issues with the PVC collection, then Jega has got a message for you.
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has further extended
the deadline for collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) until March
This is contained in a statement signed by the Secretary to the Commission, Mrs Augusta Ogakwu in Abuja on Monday.
statement quoted Ogakwu as saying the four weeks extension of the
deadline followed the rescheduling of the 2015 general elections.
She stated that “the collection of the cards will continue for four more weeks until March 8, 2015.
Commission expresses hope that the extension will finally avail every
registered voter, yet to collect his/her PVC, the opportunity to do so
in readiness for the general elections.”
NAN recalls that INEC had
on Feb. 1 extended the deadline for collection of PVCs to Feb. 8, 2015
following the earlier deadline of Jan. 31, 2015.
INEC had also on Saturday, Feb. 7, rescheduled the 2015 general elections by six weeks citing security concerns.
Commission rescheduled the Presidential and National Assembly elections
from Feb. 14 to March 28, and Governorship and state Houses of Assembly
polls from Feb. 28 to April 11.