The fee mentioned in a assertion by Mr Festus Okoye, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, on Friday, in Abuja, that deadline for assortment of PVCs was Feb. 8.
The assertion mentioned that call on the problems was taken on the fee’s weekly assembly held on Thursday in Abuja.
It recalled that INEC carried out Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) between April 27, 2017 and Aug. 31, 2018 throughout which a complete of 14, 281,734 new voters had been registered.
It acknowledged that subsequently, the fee printed the PVCs of the brand new registrants and delivered them to the states.
It mentioned “assortment of PVCs by the general public which is being performed presently on the Commission’s Local Government places of work is to be devolved to the 8,809 Registration Areas/Wards from Jan. 16 to Jan. 21 (including Saturday and Sunday).
“After Jan. 21 assortment of PVCs will revert to the Commission’s Local Government Offices and different designated centres to be decided by the states till Feb. 8, being the final day for assortment.
“There shall be no extension for the assortment of PVCs after Feb.8. All uncollected PVCs will be retrieved and saved in a secured place till the final elections are over.
“There shall be no assortment of PVCs by proxy.”
The fee mentioned that within the spirit of transparency, it might give account of the variety of PVCs collected and the stability from earlier registrations.
It urged all registered voters but to gather their PVCs to grab the chance to take action.