The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Imo State has said that over 300,000 permanent voter cards (PVCs) are yet to be uncollected in the 27 local governments of the state.
INEC’s spokesperson in the state, Dr. Chinenye Chijioke-Osuji who confirmed this, urged residents of the state to pick their PVCs in other to participate in 2023 general election.
She also appealed to the citizens to take advantage of the ongoing display of the preliminary register of voters to cross-check the register and put in their claims and objections where necessary.
The INEC spokesperson added that this would enable INEC come up with a clean register for the elections.
The statement added;
“INEC in Imo State craves the indulgence of the citizens, please, as this is a civic responsibility we owe ourselves.”