March 24, 2023

76% Of Osun Voters Have PVC -INEC Boss

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has said that 76 per cent of registered voters in Osun State have their Permanent Voters Card.

He said this on Tuesday at the Election stakeholder’s Meeting, organised by INEC in Osogbo, Osun State ahead of Saturday’s governorship election.

While revealing an extension of the of PVC collection in Osun State till Thursday, Mahmood said, “Many of the PVCs have already been collected by citizens. Of the 1,955,657 registered voters in Osun State, 1,479,595 (or 76%) have collected their cards as at Sunday 10th July 2022.”

Speaking at the event, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, appealed to both electorate and politicians to follow the election guidelines and be peaceful in their conduct during the election.

Meanwhile, the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, said 21,000 police personnel will be deployed for the election.

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