72.7m PVCs collected –INEC

72.7m PVCs collected –INEC


The Independent National Electoral Commission says 72 , 775 , 502 Nigerians now have Permanent Voter Cards.

The INEC Chairman , Prof . Mahmoud Yakubu , said this at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday.

He said , “Out of 84 , 004 , 084 registered voters, 72 , 775 , 502 have PVCs ”

This is 86 .63 per cent of registered voters , who collected their PVCs .

According to INEC , 11 , 228 , 582 PVCs remain uncollected as of today .

Yakubu said all the uncollected cards had been deposited at the Central Bank of Nigeria .

According to the commission, Lagos has the highest number of collected PVCs which stands at 5. 5 million while Ekiti State with 666 ,591 cards has the lowest.

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