In preparedness ahead of 2018 gubernatorial election in Ekiti State, the Independence National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to commence the distributions of Permanent Voters Cards.
Speaking at the interaction session with stakeholders in Ado Ekiti, the Administrative Secretary of the Commission, Dr Musilim Omoleke, who represented the Resident Electoral Commissioner, said the purpose of the meeting is to demonstrate transparency and fairness of the commission.
He stated that the commission still has 224,840 uncollected PVC.
He appealed to all political parties to help educate their supporters and party members on the importance of the PVC.
Meanwhile, the representative of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Taiwo Olatubosun, who is also the party’s Publicity Secretary, said the commission should ensure adequate awareness of the PVC collection exercise.
The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ekiti State, Mr Gboyega Oguntuase, said his party is ready to support the commission in achieving a free and fair election come 2018.