INEC to decide resumption date for PVCs collection soon — Okoye



The Independent National Electoral (INEC) on Monday said was yet to take any decision on the resumption for the collection of Permanent Voter Cards () remaining after the 2019 general elections.

INEC National Commissioner and , Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, said in an interview on Monday in Abuja.

Okoye, however, said that the would look into the matter later to determine when would resume the distribution of the uncollected cards to the owners.

NAN reports that INEC stopped the collection of on Feb. 11, 2019, ahead of the general election.

According to INEC, as at the deadline for collection of the , out of the 84,000,484 registered voters, the total number of collected stood at 72,775,585, which represents 86.3 per cent of the total produced.(NAN)