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Again, INEC Extends Deadline For Collection Of Voters Cards

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BEVERLY HILLS, February 01, (THEWILL) – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to next Sunday, 8th February 2015, the commission said in a statement Sunday.

“This supersedes the earlier deadline of Saturday, 31st January 2015, and is intended to give registered voters yet to collect their PVCs the opportunity to do so in readiness for the February 2015 general elections,” Kayode Robert Idowu, Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, said in the release.

“INEC hereby calls on duly registered persons not to delay in going to collect their cards before the expiration of the new deadline.

“The Commission reaffirms its determination to make the 2015 elections free, fair, credible and peaceful; and urges all stakeholders, including voters, to spare no effort in working towards the same objective,” the statement added.

The general election begins on February 14, 2014, with the Presidential and National Assembly elections, while the Governorship and House of Assembly elections have been slated for February 28, 2015.