INEC Resumes PVC Distribution In Bayelsa, Imo, Kogi, Redeploys RECs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given the green light for the resumption of Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) collection ahead of the upcoming governorship elections in Bayelsa, Imo, and Kogi States.

This is part of efforts to ensure that all eligible voters have the necessary credentials to participate in the forthcoming elections.

Sam Olumekun, INEC’s new National Commissioner and Chairman of the Information and Voter Education Committee, provided details regarding the PVC distribution process in a press statement.

According to Olumekun, only voters who were unable to collect their PVCs before the suspension of the exercise on February 5, 2023, in preparation for the 2023 General Election, will be issued PVCs to enable them to vote in the upcoming governorship elections.