- INEC seems to have a very stunning revelation to make about some buried Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) discovered in Lagos
- Speaking on the issues on Thursday, December 8, INEC's national commissioner for information, Festus Okoye, said the commission will make a shocking disclosure soon
- Okoye claimed that persons who are opposing the use of the BVAS are the same set of people plotting to use their PVCs to rig the coming elections
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Abuja - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has stated that it will soon release its findings on Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) found in questionable parts of Lagos.
During a workshop on election reporting organised by the Cable Newspaper Journalism Foundation (CNFJ) on Thursday, December 8, INEC's national commissioner for information, Festus Okoye, said the revelation will shake Nigeria, The Cable reports.
The INEC commission said that the same persons intending to use their PVCs to influence the coming polls are the ones opposing the use of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS).
Speaking at the workshop, Okoye was quoted saying:
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“...very soon, the commission will release a report relating to all the PVCs people said were found in gutters and on the streets of Lagos. This nation will be shocked.
“Those who have bought PVCs thinking they can influence the result of an election are the ones who are opposed to the use of the BVAS.
“We have made it very clear that if the BVAS cannot capture your fingerprint and face, we will not allow you to vote.”
Okoye went further to disclose that the commission will carry out mock accreditation in all the states of the federation and all the senatorial districts before the 2023 polls.
INEC drops date, venue, time, every Nigerian will start collecting their PVCs
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed the date, time, and venue Nigerians will start getting their Permanent voter's card (PVC).
This was disclosed in a video the commission shared on its Facebook page on Wednesday, December 7.
According to the video, Nigerians can also collect their PVCs on Saturdays as well as on Sundays.