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FCT: 460,643 uncollected PVCs in 11 years – INEC



The Independent National Electoral Commission has disclosed that a total of 460,643 Permanent Voter Cards were uncollected in 11 years in the Federal Capital Territory.

The latest document from the Commission office in FCT made available to our correspondent, on Saturday, revealed that uncollected old PVCs from 2011-2019 were 230,007 while that of 2021-2022 was at 230,636.

The document tagged, ‘Total PVC received and collected as of December 24, 2022’ had the year 2022 excluded.

A total of 305,960 PVCs were received from the Commission’s Headquarters in 2021-2022 out of which 75,324 were collected and 230,636 were uncollected.

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The breakdown of PVCs collected in 2021-2022 includes Abaji Area Council 3,964; Bwari 15,554; Gwagwalada 12,367; Kuje 10,124; Kwali 5,623; and Abuja Municipal Area Council 27,692.

The document also revealed that AMAC recorded the highest number of uncollected PVCs in 2021-2022 at 143,832, followed by Bwari at 50,935; Gwagwalada at 20,002; Kuje at 8,305; Abaji at 3,849; and Kwali 3,713.

It further revealed that a total of 1,229,894 PVCs were received from the Headquarters from 2011-2019. 999,887 PVCs were collected while 230,007 were uncollected.

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