Osun Decides: 435,015 Pvcs Yet To Be Collected, Says INEC



The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Friday in Osogbo, Osun State capital that 435,015 registered voters in Osun are yet to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).

The Resident Electoral Commissioner Mr Olusegun Agbaje, who made this known at a press conference that as at Wednesday when collection of the cards for the election ended, the 435,015 refused to show up for the collection.

The commissioner, who said 1,682,495 voters were registered, warned that those who had yet to collect their PVCs would not be allowed to vote.

He gave an assurance that the uncollected PVCs were safe in the commission’s custody, adding that a credible election would hold on Saturday.

Agbaje also warned against vote selling and buying, saying those caught risk imprisonment of one year or N500,000 fine.

He also said those caught violating the secrecy of their votes may be jailed for six months or fined N100,000 or both.

(NAN)

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