Total number of Nigerians eligible to vote, 170,311,000
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for registration and collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to Sunday, February 8, a statement by Kayode Idowu, the spokesperson for the INEC Chairman, has said.
“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,” the statement said.
Osaseye will like yo know if you need assistance with registering to vote and voting, and learn about voting in Nigeria. Please visit the INEC websites for locations.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will spare no effort to ensure that every validly registered voter get his / her Permanent Voter Card (PVC) to be able to exercise their franchise in the 2015 General Election.
INEC Chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega, gave the assurance; adding that the Commission had reached a comfort level to boldly say the forthcoming general election will be free, fair, credible and transparent, and will be of far higher standard than what was achieved in 2011.