Ogun State Residents Unable To Collect PVCs

Few hours to the general elections, thousands of residents in Ogun State are still finding it difficult to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs). A … Continue reading Ogun State Residents Unable To Collect PVCs


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File photo of the Permanent Voter Cards.

Ogun stateFew hours to the general elections, thousands of residents in Ogun State are still finding it difficult to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).

A visit to some of the collection centres revealed that eligible voters who thronged those centres could not get their cards despite haven’t collected their Temporary Voter Cards.

In another development, the State Police Command has warned illegal security operatives to stay away from voting areas across the 20 Local Government Areas of the State as those found wanting would be made to face the full weight of the law.

Friday, March 27, is being observed as a work free day in Ogun State as announced by the State Government, south-west Nigeria, to allow residents who have not been able to collect their PVCs do so.

In response to this, many residents besiege collection centres but the cards were not there.

The State Police Command has expressed its readiness to work hand in hand with other security agencies during the elections.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Muyiwa Adejobi, while highlighting the level of preparedness said, adequate logistics have been put in place even at river rine areas of the State.

The command has however warned that it would not condone any act of lawlessness before, during and after the elections.