The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ondo State said it had distributed a total of 1,201,073 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to registered voters. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr. Olusegun Agbaje, made this announcement at a stakeholders’ meeting in Akure Wednesday.
He added that 344,006 PVCs haven’t been collected yet and encouraged those yet to collect theirs to do so as distribution continues. He said:
He also said that selling of PVCs or any form of manipulation of the card is a serious offence punishable under the law with fines and/or prison term.
He assured electorates in the state that INEC will remain fair and unbiased to everyone during elections.