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2023: Oyo residents besiege INEC offices for PVCs [PHOTOS]

Dozens of residents of Oyo State, who are yet to receive permanent voter cards, on Monday surrounded various offices of the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) to collect their voter cards.

They were seen at the offices of the Independent Electoral Commission in some local government areas visited by the Daily Post on Monday.

DAILY POST compiled that INEC in Oyo State recently released the guidelines published by the Independent Electoral Commission headquarters for the collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) for those who are registered this year, ahead of the 2023 general elections.

State Resident Election Commissioner Dr. Adinran Rehman Teela noted that the commission has set Monday 12th December 2022 to Sunday 22nd January 2023 as the dates for collection of PVC cards in all INEEC Local Government Area offices in the state. .

Tila further stated that the Independent National Electoral Commission has decided to move the collection of PVCs to 351 registration areas/wards from Friday 6th to Sunday 13th January 2023.

He added that all eligible and valid registrants can also collect their PVC cards from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm daily including Saturdays and Sundays.

Tila also informed that another set of updated, converted, reprinted PVC cards for those who participated in this year’s Cessation of Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) are already available for collection at all 33 INEC local government offices.

Our reporter, who toured some of the IEC’s offices in Ibadan, noticed that some potential voters swarmed the IEC’s offices to collect credit cards on Monday.

Some of those who have converted have also taken the opportunity to collect new ones.

It has also been noted that some of those whose PVCs are not ready have been told to go back.

While some potential voters were asked to return at the end of December, others were asked to return in January.

Some of the INC offices visited included those within Ibadan North West Local Government Area buildings in Onirik.

Others are the INEC North Ibadan offices located within the North Ibadan Local Government Secretariat headquarters at Ajodi Gate.

2023: Oyo residents besiege INEC offices for PVCs [PHOTOS]

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