PVC collection rate hits 80% – INEC


The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has recorded 80.61 per cent collection rate of Permanent Voter Cards.

As of Monday, March 9, at least 55,490,031 voters had received their PVCs, Kayode Idowu, Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega, stated on Tuesday.

INEC registered a total of 68,833,476 voters for the 2015 general elections.

On February 27, Mr. Kayode, in a statement, said 67,205,600 cards had been delivered to the states.

Mr. Kayode did not, however, say whether or not INEC has delivered more cards to the states for collection.

The field-testing of the card readers and the PVCs, INEC said, were 100 per cent successful.

Although the exercise revealed challenges in biometric authentication, the electoral body said voters whose cards were verified but did not get their fingerprints verified will be issued an Incident Form to fill and be allowed to vote.

INEC also recently announced an extension for the deadline for collection of PVCs to March 22.


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  • Otile

    Then why did Alhaji Jega swear on the Holy Qu-ran that he was ready to conduct the election on Failbuhari 14th?


      Those remaining 20% uncollected pvc’s belongs to angry PDP members who are no longer interested in voting GEJ and other PDP aspirants that were adopted by your party as against genuine primary election.Two weeks is enough time to seduce them with GEJ dollarisation scheme.Any way GMB comes March 28 2015.

  • emmanuel

    Jega is a master rigger, who began to execute his agenda with 30,000 phantom polling booths. That was followee by releawing North East PVC’s to his rigging agents by claiming the beneficiaries already collected them.

    How did he deliver PVC’s to those who ran to Cameroun, Niger or Chad as widely claimed by APC media or those who left their places of abode to IDF’s in locations not close to their place? E.g from Konduga to Maiduguri or from Biu to Adamawa.

    Jega wonder..beleive Jega, believe anything.


      Creek monkey are you telling the world that GEJ inability to contain BOKOHARAM on the onset stems from his suspicion and perception that Northeast did no voted for him in 2011 and likely in 2015 and though with his bokoharam wing of PDP they will never collect their pvc’s talk less of voting?Your plan has failed and the good people of NORTHEAST are still collecting their pvc’s being the second weapon after prayers to send GEJ back to Otuoke.

      • emmanuel

        Who can change an animal deluded by wishful thinking? The singular difference between humans and animals is will power which you lack.

        Washington aristocrat well done!

  • Saydo Shan

    Dat is a very successful rate. If INEC can just achieve 85%, they will hav done marvellously well. Afterall, many people will hav relocated as some will have died. Kudos INEC. Kudos Jega.

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