- Popular comedian, Okey Bakassi is educating his followers ahead of the 2023 general elections in Nigeria
- The comedian made it known that people many referred to as illiterates or semi-illiterates have PVC and are eligible to vote
- He also said the so-called educated ones don't have PVC and feel their votes don't count, he appealed to them that even politicians know the importance of votes
Nigerian comedian, Okey Bakassi is updating his compatriots ahead of the 2023 general elections and stresses the importance of the Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs).
Okey made it known that people with meagre jobs like Amajiris, Mai Shayi, Mai barrow, Mai Dabino, Mai Gworo, gateman, onion and tomato sellers, shoe shiners, sugar cane sellers, bus drivers/conductors, motor park agberos all have PVCs.
He made the reality check advice via a post on his Instagram page and advised educated people to also get their own PVCs.
"With all your education and exposure still don't have PVC. The worst thing is that you even try to justify why you don't have one."
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Okey further declared that if votes don't count, politicians won't be bribing and lobbying for it.
Check out the post below:
Nigerians have reacted differently to Okey Bakassi's advice on PVCs.
Legit.ng picked some of the comments, read below:
"Thanks sir, how I wish we youths will exert the same energy we exerted during the #endsars protest come 2023 election."
"I registered for pvc since 2014 at Ikotun, till today I never see am collect. They process those of northerners so fast because they want them to vote but we in the south no dey see our own collect."
"Mai kolabeh has PVC. Mai dabinno has PVC....I Nnenna Oyeoku have my PVC too. Enough is enough."
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"Even people that has PVC refused to come out and vote on election day, they are part of the problem."
"The INEC are not helping matters i was there to register 3 months ago they asked me to pay 1000 I left."
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