January 4, 2023
About 6.7 million PVCs are yet to be collected from the Independent National Electoral Commission offices across 17 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Recall that INEC announced that the collection window for PVCs will commence on December 12,2022 and end on January 22.
INEC National Commissioner for Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye, said in a statement released on Tuesday, December 3, that from January 6 -15, the collection of the PVCs will be devolved to the ward level after which collection would be moved to the local government areas.
“Old PVCs received from headquarters – 6,570,291; old PVCs collected up till December 29, 2022 – 5,653,330. Total uncollected old PVCs – 916,961; New PVCs received from headquarters – 940,200; New PVCs collected as at December 29, 2022 – 163,198.
“Total uncollected New PVCs –777,022; Overall total PVCs received from headquarters- 7,510,491; Overall PVCs collected as at December 29, 2022 -5,816,528; Overall PVCs uncollected 1,693,963.’’