BREAKING: 72.7m PVCs collected –INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission says 72 , 775, 502 Nigerians now have Permanent Voter Cards .The INEC Chairman , Prof . Mahmoud Yakubu , said this at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday .

He said , “ Out of 84 , 004 , 084 registered voters , 72 , 775, 502 have PVCs ”

This is 86 . 63 per cent of registered voters , who collected their PVCs .

According to INEC , 11 , 228, 582 PVCs remain uncollected as of today .

Yakubu said all the uncollected cards had been deposited at the Central Bank of Nigeria.

According to the commission , Lagos has the highest number of collected PVCs which stands at 5 . 5 million while Ekiti State with 666, 591 cards has the lowest .

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