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Just in: INEC begins distribution of Permanent Voter Cards

Just in: INEC begins distribution of Permanent Voter Cards

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said the distribution of Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) to their owners will begin Monday, May 21.

Legit.ng gathered that the commission in a tweet said the PVCs distributed are for those who registered in 2017. It also includes for those who applied for transfers and replacement

The distribution of PVCs will be at the INEC LGA offices nationwide and other designated centres as approved by the commission.

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Senator Oluremi Tinubu, representing Lagos Central senatorial district on Sunday, May 6, urged the federal government to declare public holidays for collection of PVCs, ahead of the December 2018 deadline.

Oluremi, in a statement in Lagos, said that the PVCs were the tools to participating in the forthcoming 2019 general elections, urging residents in the state to ensure that they collect theirs.

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The call sequel to revelations by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that over seven million PVCs were yet to be collected nationwide, with one million and four hundred thousand from Lagos state.

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