Oyo 2019: INEC confirms over 657,000 unclaimed PVCs.
It has been confirmed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Oyo State on Thursday that a total of 657, 267 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) were yet to be claimed by their rightful owners.
This disclosure was made available by the INEC’s state Administrative Secretary, Mr Surajudeen Junaid, while attending to series of questions in Ibadan, urging the un-claimants to do the needful so as to be able to exercise their franchise in the next political dispensation.
He also encouraged Nigerians who attained voting age to utilise the ongoing Continuous Voters Registration to obtain their voter cards.
The administrative secretary urged Nigerians to participate fully in the electoral process ahead of the 2019 elections and vote for candidates of their choice.
Junaid cautioned politicians against any act that would derail the electoral process, stressing that they must play by the rules.
He said the commission had intensified public enlightenment to educate the electorate on their rights and responsibilities in the electoral process.