INEC Reports That 522,000 PVCs Are Yet To Be Collected in Edo

INEC reports that 522,000 PVCs are yet to be collected in Edo. There are less than three weeks till the general election. On Thursday, the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) of Edo State reported that 522,000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) still needed to be collected.

Both older and newer PVCs from the CVR were left uncollected (CVR).

INEC Reports That 522000 PVCs Are Yet To Be Collected in Edo

Mr. Timidi Wariowie, the INEC state voter education officer, made these comments in Benin at a town hall discussion on youth participation in the next election hosted by Yes Project and titled “Value Your Votes Najia.”

Last Thursday, he reported that just 299,000 of the fresh 419 000 PVCs had been collected, leaving roughly 120,000 still outstanding. More than 402,000 tons of obsolete PVC pipes have remained to be collected around the state.

He said the daily collection dropped from over 20,000 to between 1,000 and 3,000 across all 18 local governments once the new PVCs were distributed.

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Yes Project Director and event organizer Oche Precious said the aim of the assembly was to remind young people how important it is to vote in the upcoming elections on February 5th and March 11th.

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