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563, 051 PVCs Collected In Ekiti So Far – INEC



The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) yesterday said a total of 563, 051 Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) have been collected by registered voters in Ekiti State, 27 days to the governorship election.

Spokesman of the commission in the state, Taiwo Gbadegesin said in Ado Ekiti that the state has a total of 913, 334 registered voters.

He said there were 353, 262 PVCs that were yet to be collected by their owners.

On preparations for the election, Gbadegesan said that INEC was 94 per cent ready, adding that it had already distributed “virtually” all the non-sensitive election materials to all the 16 local governments in the state.

According to him, INEC chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu would visit the state on July 10, to interact with candidates and officials of the 35 political parties as well as other stakeholders participating in the election.