Some registrants that besieged the Independent National Electoral Commission’s Office in the Obio/akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State have decried the poor handling and slow process in the collection of their permanent voter’s cards, PVCs.
Some of the registrants who spoke to Npress in Port Harcourt, the State Capital, said they left their homes as early as 6 am of the day but can not access their cards after frustrating long hours of wait, they called for the immediate decentralization of the process for easy collection of the PVCs
The crowd that besieged the Commission’s Rumodumaya office in the Obio-akpor Local Government Area of the State complained about poor arrangements and difficulty in getting their PVCs.
Some of the registrants who called on the Commission to make the process more accessible and hitch-free said, despite the pain they had to go through to collect their PVCs, they were more than ever determined to vote for credible Candidates come the twenty twenty-three general elections.
The exercise at the Rumodumaya office in Obio/akpor Local Government Area witnessed a huge turnout.
It will be recalled that the Independent National Electoral Commission had announced Monday 12 December 2022 to Sunday 22 January 2023 as the dates for the collection of the Permanent Voter’s Cards, PVCs, in all the 774 Local Government Offices of the Commission.