The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has lamented the refusal of some Nigerians to collect their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) ahead of the 2019 general elections.
INEC said the attitude was not in the best interest of the country.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Imo, Prof. Francis Ezeonu, made this statement at a sensitization meeting with stakeholders in Owerri Municipal and Owerri West Local Government Areas of Imo.
Ezeonu said the attitude was more prevalent in the South East.
According to him, politics remain a game of numbers, which required citizens to arm themselves with their PVCs as ready tools to vote in credible candidates.
Ezeonu said the tour of the 27 LGAs in Imo was to sensitise the general public on the need for PVCs collection, registration as well as intimate them on the electoral rules and processes.
Also speaking, the Electoral Officer of Owerri Municipal Council , Mr Andrew Ereforokuma, said that the commission had always believed there was the need to partner with the people in order to have an acceptable election.
“As we continue in our preparation towards 2019 general elections, we shall have more opportunities as this to share information and build the necessary trust for a rancor free election.”
Ereferokuma said registration exercise has so far been successful in the LGA, adding that as at the end of the first phase, data of 17,913 people (9,024 males and 8,889 females) have been captured.
“INEC cannot achieve a free, fair and credible election alone. It has to work in collaboration with other stakeholders for its mission to be actualised.”
Whatsoever you love doing do it passionately well until it start paying off… Never give up Never Slumber🇳🇬
Don’t be that person people as known you to be….
From now on u have to start doing ur things differently
- COMEDY VIDEO: Broda Shaggi Finally Meets Mastercraft
- VIDEO HIGHLIGHT: Real Madrid 1-1 Atletico Madrid (All Goals)
- VIDEO: Arsenal 2-1 Southampton Highlights (2 Red Card)
- MUSIC + VIDEO: Masterkraft – Funkie ft. Tamba Hali
- VIDEO: Dr Sid – Open and Close
- “Carbide Ripened Fruits Can Cause Liver, Kidney And Heart Failure” – NAFDAC Warns
- Why some upcoming Artist will remain Upcoming forever
- VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Barcelona 3 – 1 Leganes (La Liga)
- [Music] Kollyreff – Sweet Love (Prod. By Mystylez)
- Fela’s daughter, Motunrayo reveals those who betrayed late musician
- VIDEO: Manchester City vs Manchester United 2-3 All Goals & Highlights
- [Mixtape] DJ BestMusic Ft. DJ Rubbish – Diet Mixtape
- Fela’s Daughter, Motunrayo Reveals Those Who Betrayed Late Musician
- YBNL Boss Olamide Set To Wed His Baby Mama Before The Month Ends
- ‘Black Panther’ Break Saudi Arabia’s 35-Year Cinema Ban To Make More History
- FASHION: 6 BRAID STYLES EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT NOW
- SPORT: ANTHONY JOSHUA IS A NIGERIAN NOT BRITISH – Nigerians React
- Breaking: Electric Pole Falls On Bus Three Dead, 13 Injured (See Photos)
- Dana Air boss bags Excellent Leadership, Best CEO of the year Awards
- EVENTS: Comfort Eloho & Udoka Nwokoro Tie The Knot In Grand Style
25total visits,3visits today