The Independent National Electoral Commission says 72, 775, 502 Nigerians now have Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs.
Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, made this known at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday.
Yakubu 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, CBN.
According to the commission, Lagos has the highest number of collected PVCs which stands at 5.5 million while Ekiti State with 666,591 c