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INEC May Burn Unclaimed Voters Cards

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC is thinking about consuming unclaimed Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) before one year from now's broad races.

Dr. Rufus Akeju, the new Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Ondo State told newsmen on Monday in Akure that INEC is thinking about the alternative since the sum total of what endeavors had been made futile by the commission careful sharpening effort to connect with the influenced voters to gather their PVCs.

He said the commission was trying endeavors nearly once a day for voters to get their PVCs, including that the commission might be constrained to turn to the consuming of the cards or wrecking them to check being utilized to control races.

The REC said that the consuming procedure would be made open for all Nigerians to witness.

Akeju said in Ondo state, 1,659,186 individuals have been enrolled as qualified voters, and 1,288,722 cards had been dispersed up until this point, including that 370,464 PVCs are unclaimed.

He additionally said the commission was doing everything conceivable to guarantee a dependable decision that would meet with worldwide prescribed procedures.

" We now have new and enhance information catching for direct and compelling catching.

"We have presented extra card perusers on the off chance that one is breaking down in a specific unit,'' he said.

The REC requested the help of all columnists in the state, saying they stay significant partners in teaching the overall population.

He, be that as it may, encouraged writers to report precise stories they accumulate from INEC workplaces in the state without inclination.

The Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in the state, Mr. James Sowole, guaranteed that the association would keep on supporting the commission in its exercises.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Akeju was the quick past REC in Osun before his presenting on Ondo State.

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