The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has announced that 81,778 newly printed Permanent Voter Cards are ready for collection in Anambra State.
This was disclosed by the commission in a statement titled, ‘Update on Preparations for the Anambra State Governorship Election’ signed by the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, on Tuesday in Abuja.
Okoye said that the newly printed PVCs include those for newly registered voters and those who applied for replacement or transfer of their cards in the state during the just concluded first phase of the Continuous Voter Registration in the state.
He mentioned that the cards had been printed and would be delivered to INEC office in Anambra State on Thursday.
“In our previous update, the Commission informed the public that a total of 138,802 Nigerians completed the registration in Anambra State.
“After a thorough cleaning up of the data, it was discovered that the number of multiple registrants was 62,698.
“Consequently, the number of valid registrants dropped to 76,104.
“During the same period, there were 5,674 requests for transfers, update of voter information and replacement of lost or damaged cards, giving a cumulative total of 81,778 PVCs.
“These cards have been printed and will be delivered to our office in Anambra State on Thursday, October 28.”
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