Just In: INEC Bows To Pressure, Extends Deadline For PVCs’ Collection

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria’s electoral umpire, has finally extended the deadline for collection of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs).

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INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, made the announcement at today’s meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC) in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Chukslyonews reports that the electoral umpire extended the deadline from Friday, February 8 to Monday, February 11, 2019.

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The development, Chukslyonews understands will include Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm. The new development is actually coming after we reported that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, had urged INEC to extend the deadline for the collection of PVCs by three days.

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PDP had in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan on Wednesday said that the demand was predicated on reports across the country that some compromised INEC officials at the collection centres were deliberately refusing to issue the PVCs to voters.

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