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INEC begins nationwide CVR, PVCs distribution

the continous registration and distribution will commence at the same time nationwide.

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Tuesday, reportedly said to begin distribution of permanent voters card across the country.

The commission also said to start the continue voters registration exercise.

This was revealed by the Acting Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Ekiti state, Dr. Muslim Omoleke while speaking with journalists in Ado-Ekiti.

The REC, who received an award of Excellence from Students Representatives Council (SRC) of the International Institute of Journalists(IIJ) Abuja, Ado-Ekiti campus, said the continous registration and distribution will commence at the same time nationwide.

Omoleke noted that the decision to continue both exercise was agreed upon during a post-election retreat held by the commission in Lagos penultimate week. Daily Post reports.

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In his words: “The commission has concluded plans to resume the distribution of Permanent Voter’s Card(PVCs) and also the continuous Voters Registration in order to capture more eligible Nigerians.

“It is our firm believe that every qualified Nigerians is allowed to participate in the electoral process and going by what we discussed at our last retreat, these exercise will commence very soon across the country.

“We will always urge our people to embrace this coming window to enrol in the continuous voters registration for them to vote. We are already planning for the 2022 general elections.

“Some days to the Presidential and National Assembly elections, we suspended the distribution of PVCs, but very soon the exercise will begin again in the country.”

Omoleke further thanked the students for the award, adding that the International Institute of Journalism has contributed in no small measure to the training of journalists across the country.

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