The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced an extension for the deadline for collecting Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs).
The new deadline is now set for Sunday, January 29th, 2023
. The previous deadline was scheduled for Sunday, January 22nd, 2023. The decision was made during a meeting on Thursday.
“The Commission is determined to ensure that registered voters have ample opportunity to collect their PVCs ahead of the forthcoming election. For this reason, the timeframe for the collection of PVCs is extended by eight days,” INEC National Commissioner Festus Okoye said in a statement.
“Instead of ending on Sunday 22nd January 2023, the collection of PVCs will continue until Sunday 29th January 2023. At the moment, the period of collection is 9.00 am – 3.00 pm daily (including Saturdays and Sundays).”