Dr. Iloh announced that there are over twenty-three thousand, two hundred and forty-one permanent voter’s card to be collected from the first and second quarters of the registration.
He made it clear that the voter cards must be collected by the owners, pointing out that the Commission will not allow third party collection, while advising people to ensure that they collect their permanent voter’s cards.
Dr. Iloh disclosed that records have shown that people are doing double registration, explaining that such action will lead to voiding of the PVC, advising those who lost their permanent voter’s cards or have defaced PVC’s to go for replacement, pointing out that it is only those who turned eighteen years of age that are allowed to go for new registration.
He encouraged people to avail themselves of the ongoing continuous voters’ registration, especially in the newly created polling units, while calling on the political parties to ensure that they notify the Commission’s Headquarters thirty- days before their primaries as required by law to enable them monitor their primaries.
The State Resident Electoral Commissioner said that the use of technology by the Commission is to ensure credibility, while assuring of the commitment of the Commission to conduct free fair and credible election in the state come 2023.