Elections: INEC warns Nigerians who don’t have PVC to stay away from polling Units

Written by on February 24, 2023

The Independent National Electoral Commission has advised Nigerians without the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to stay away from the polling units on Election Day.

Okoye, who is the commission’s Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, said no any other means of identification would be used on Election Day, other than the PVC.

Okoye stressed that INEC remained committed to the use Bimadal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) for voters’ accreditation and uploading of election results to its Result Viewing Portal.

The INEC national commissioner reminded the media, election observer groups and fellow citizens that it is only INEC that has the legal right to announce election results.

Meanwhile, the electoral umpire has said is not aware that any political party is excluded from the ballot papers for the Saturday’s general elections.

The Director of Voter Education and Publicity, Victor Aluko stated this in a television interview, monitored by newsmen today.

Aluko was reacting to claim by the Lagos state chapter of the Labour Party, LP that the political party has been excluded from the ballot paper.

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