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INEC Extends Distribution of Voter Cards by 2 Days



Permanent Voter's Card

Abuja (NAN) – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has extended the ongoing distribution of permanent voter cards in the FCT and 11 states by two days.

The extension is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by INEC’s Head, Voter Education and Publicity, Okezie Nwankwo.

According to the statement, the extension is expected to give more people the opportunity to get the cards.

It stated that the time for the collection of the cards remained between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

The states are Yobe and Bauchi (North East); Jigawa and Sokoto (North West); FCT and Kwara (North Central); Anambra and Ebonyi (South East); Ondo and Oyo (South West), and Delta and Cross River (South South).

The exercise which began on Aug. 15 and initially scheduled to end on Aug. 17 will now end on Aug. 19. 


Bella Naijarians, will you be voting next year? 

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  1. some hater

    August 18, 2014 at 12:47 pm


  2. Ene

    August 18, 2014 at 12:51 pm

    Yes O.I would be voting, God willing nex year.Come Rain, Sun,Hail etc

  3. LagosOcrazy

    August 18, 2014 at 12:54 pm

    “The price you pay for not voting is living in a fools government”………Aristotle
    “When you do not vote you lose every right you might have had to criticize the ruling government”…………..LagosOcrazy
    Lets ensure that no matter the obstacles we come out and vote

  4. Fina

    August 18, 2014 at 1:42 pm

    I was robbed last year and my voters’ card was in my bag that was taken from me. Read somewhere that this exercise is for those who were not of age then or those who weren’t able to register..wanna know how to go about it ‘cos I’d like to vote next year. BN?? Anyone??

  5. @edDREAMZ

    August 18, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    I will and can never vote IJN…..

  6. Nwakpa Abednego

    August 19, 2014 at 11:47 am

    Please, when will voters registeration exceise exactly bigins and to ends

  7. peace

    August 19, 2014 at 5:37 pm

    i will vote Fashola if thats possible and i will still vote for Good luck Jonathan anything, u know why i don’t wanna wake up one day and Nigeria will be an Islamic country,WHICH OTHER PRESIDENT CAN BE TRUSTED……….. WHO ELSE …GOODLUCK JONATHAN HAS BEEN NOTHING BUT A GOOD NAME, TO SHOW U HOW GOOD HE IS THAT’S WHY SO MANY PEOPLE WANTS TO SPOIL HIS GOVERNMENT AND DRAG HIS NAME TO THE MUD

  8. Eben

    August 21, 2014 at 12:39 pm

    This must be a joke! I have been going to the polling centre since Monday without seeing any INEC agent. They only pasted the valid registration list on the wall. How do you collect your permanent card if INEC officials don’t come? I pasted the pics of the situation here at They’ll need to extend the distribution till like the end of this month if they’re truly serious about the success of the whole exercise.

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