INEC Distribute 87.27 Per ​cent PVCs in Adamawa

Permanent Voter Cards
Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs)

The Adamawa office of the ​I​ndependent National Electoral Commission said it has distributed 87.27 per cent of the total Permanent Voter Cards across the state.

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Abba Yusuf, said this in an interview with journalist​s​ in Yola, the capital city.

Mr. Yusuf said that the PVCs distribution in the state is still in progress.

“As at Thursday , February 26, 2015 a total of one million, three hundred and sixty six thousand, two hundred and thirty seven Permanent Voter Cards distributed which is equivalent to 87.27 per cent (have been distributed).

“While, 191, 222 PVCs are yet to be collected, which is also equivalent to 12.28 per cent,” Mr. Yusuf said​.​

On the deployment of voting materials, he said non-sensitive materials had already been distributed to all local government areas of the state.

According to the Commissioner, adequate arrangement is in place for the Internally Displaced Persons to cast their votes.

He said residents of the most hit areas of Madagali and Michika were to cast their votes in Yola at some officially-​designated areas.

Residents of Mubi North, Mubi South and Maiha local government areas that were one time overrun by ​Boko Haram ​insurgents but now liberated would vote at their respective voting wards.

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