The Plateau State, resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Oliver Tersoo Agundu, has strongly condemned the poor response of the public in the state towards the collection of PVC.
Dr. Agundu, who stated this during an interaction with newsmen in Jos, said more efforts need to be made in this regard so that people can come forward and collect their PVCs and get ready for voting for the candidates of their choice next year.
He called on the media and traditional institutions to help amplify the importance of PVC collection by redoubling their efforts in creating awareness and sensitization in this regard, for obvious reasons.
The REC also disclosed that the commission has just taken delivery of another batch of PVCs totaling 362,465 of those that registered newly this year, as well as cases of transfers and replacements.
“As announced by the headquarters a few days ago, there shall be a nationwide commencement of PVC collection on Monday, December 12, 2022, through Monday, January 23, 2023, at the headquarters of the 774 local government areas. The commission has also announced that PVC collections will be devolved to 8,809 registration areas or wards from January 6 to 15, 2023,” he said.