PHOTOS: INEC Begins PVC Disribution In Lagos

PHOTOS: INEC Begins PVC Disribution In Lagos

Latest reports coming from various areas in Lagos State indicate that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun distribution of the Permanent Voters Card, PVC, in the stated.

This is coming more than 24-hours after the scheduled commencement of the exercise in Lagos.

Below are some of the pictures taken today at various collection centres across Lagos as published by P.M NEWS:

Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, had on Thursday accused the INEC of foul play and planlessness, saying its excuses for postponing distribution of the PVCs in some local government areas in Lagos were deceitful.

The governor, who expressed his displeasure in a state-wide broadcast, said INEC was being economical with the truth on why it decided to postpone distribution of PVC in nine local governments.

Fashola had declared Friday as work free day for public servants in Lagos Sstate for them to obtain their PVC.

Meanwhile, reports stated that many potential voters who trooped out to obtain their PVCs yesterday were frustrated as officials of INEC did not show up at many of the registration centres.

Residents who trooped to their various polling units very early in the morning were disappointed as they waited several hours without INEC's ad-hoc officials showing up to distribute the PVCs.

It was gathered that residents in many parts of Lagos waited endlessly for INEC officials who did not show up.


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