The Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC), has extended collection of Permanent Voter Cards to Monday, February 11, 2019.
Chairman of the commission, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu, made the announcement on Friday, during a meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners.
With the general elections just about a week from now, the Commission had announced that the deadline for the collection of PVCs will end today, Friday.
The Collection of PVCs scheduled to end today Friday 8th February 2019 is hereby extended Nationwide to Monday 11th February 2019. This will include Saturday and Sunday
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— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) February 8, 2019
The decision to extend the date was, however, reached after the RECs gave situation reports on the collection of PVCs in their respective states.
The Collection of PVCs will include Saturday and Sunday, INEC said.