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27,753 new voter’s cards collected in Borno – INEC




The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Borno State said on Friday only 27,753 new Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) have been collected in the state.

The INEC Head of Department, Voter Education and Publicity, Shuaibu Ibrahim, who disclosed this to journalists on Friday in Maiduguri, said the commission supplied 132,750 new PVCs to the state.

He said: “So far, only 27,753 cards were issued out of the 132,750 new PVCs received as at January 5, 2023.

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“Also, out of the 76,677 replacement/transfer cards received by the state, only 19,209 were collected.

“As for the 151,047 old PVCs, a total of 39,429 had been collected leaving a balance of 111,618.

“We have started distribution of PVCs at ward levels. The exercise started today (Friday) and will last for 10 days.”

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