INEC releases list of PVCs collected by each state ahead of election

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the list of Permanent Voter Cards collected for the 2019 general elections.

The INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, made this known on Thursday while addressing a press conference in Abuja.

Yakubu said, ”72.7 million Nigerians who have collected their PVCs represent 86.3 percent of the over 84 million registered voters in the country.”

According to the list, Lagos State leads for collection, followed by Kano and Kaduna states, respectively.

5,531,389 people collected PVCs in Lagos State, while 4,696,747 registered voters in Kano State collected their PVCs.

In Kaduna State, 3,648,831 persons picked up their PVCs followed closely by Katsina State with 3,187,988 million cards collected.

Rivers State rounds up the top five with 2,833,101 PVCs collected. Below is the total number of registered voters and PVC collected per state.