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Lagos, Kaduna And Kano Tops Highest PVCs Collected



According to a document released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, a total of 87,209,007 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) were collected ahead of the forthcoming elections in Nigeria.



However, 6,259,229 PVCs were uncollected as of February 5, 2023, when the PVC collection process ended.


Lagos State had the highest number of collected PVCs with 6,214,970, followed by Kano with 5,594,193 and Kaduna with 4,164,473.



Ekiti State had the least number of collected PVCs at 958,052.



The other states’ collected PVCs are as follows: Abia (1,949,197), Adamawa (1,970,650), Akwa-Ibom (2,198,628), Anambra (2,624,764), Bauchi (2,721,780), Bayelsa (1,009,895), Benue (2,607,141), Borno (2,447,209), Cross River (1,672,810), Delta (2,989,514), Ebonyi (1,551,795), Edo (2,128,288), Enugu (1,995,389), Gombe (1,534,954), Imo (2,280,339), Jigawa (2,298,365), Katsina (3,459,945), Kebbi (1,980,171), Kogi (1,813,741), Kwara (1,537,275), Nasarawa (1,847,752), Niger (2,633,728), Ogun (2,278,063), Ondo (1,729,641), Osun (1,594,066), Oyo (2,761,421), Plateau (2,687,533), Rivers (3,285,785), Sokoto (2,097,789), Taraba (1,825,325), Yobe (1,437,851), Zamfara (1,850,055), and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with 1,476,451 collected PVCs.

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