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700,000 yet to collect PVCs in Oyo – INEC



The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Oyo State, Mutiu Agboke, mentioned on Wednesday at the very least 700,000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) haven’t been collected in the state.

Agboke disclosed this at a media briefing on the graduation of the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) train held on the INEC Collation Centre in Ibadan, the state capital.

He mentioned the present safety challenges and the necessity to forestall the unfold of the COVID-19 pandemic compelled the fee to conduct the method on-line.


REC mentioned: “The fee determined to begin the scheduled CVR with a web based train nationwide, utilizing the INEC portal. This shall be adopted by the graduation of the scheduled appointments for on-line registrations and graduation of bodily CVR on July 19, 2021, in all our INEC state and native authorities places of work nationwide. INEC is finishing up the net CVR. The on-line thought is a novel one.

READ ALSO: INEC to begin bodily registration July 19

“Those who have already been registered as voters can carry out all the other CVR activities. The essence is for two major reasons which are: first, to reduce overcrowding at our registration centres, especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and second, as a result of the prevailing security situation in the country, and Oyo State in particular.”


He additionally disclosed that INEC has created 1,607 new polling models in the state.

Agboke added: “Initially, there have been 4,783 polling models in the state. However, with the extra 1,607 new polling models, we now have a complete variety of 6, 390 polling models in Oyo State.

“Importantly, the brand new polling models will assure higher entry to voters throughout elections and the concept can also be to make new polling models accessible for voters throughout this CVR train.”


By: John Chukwu

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