Over 657,000 voter cards not yet claimed in Oyo State

Ibadan, Jan. 11, 2018 (TNE) The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Oyo State on Thursday said a total of 657, 267 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) ae yet to be collected by their owners in the state.

The INEC’s state Administrative Secretary, Mr Surajudeen Junaid, who announced this in Ibadan, urged those who have not collected the PVCs to come forward for collection.

He also encouraged Nigerians who attained voting age to utilise the ongoing Continuous Voters Registration to obtain their voter cards.

The administrative secretary urged Nigerians to participate fully in the electoral process ahead of the 2019 elections and vote for candidates of their choice.

Junaid cautioned politicians against any act capable of derailing the electoral process, stressing that they must play by the rules.

He said the commission has intensified public enlightenment to educate the electorate on their rights and responsibilities in the electoral process.

(TNE)

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