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INEC Speaks On Use Of Temporary Voters Card

INEC Speaks on ‘Use’ of Temporary Voter Cards
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it will not entertain the use of temporary voter cards, TVCs, during the upcoming general elections that is scheduled to hold on the 23rd of February.

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River, Dr Frankland Briyai, said this on Friday at a workshop on Election Risk Management (ERM).

The workshop was organised by the independent commission for stakeholders and electoral officials from the 18 Local Government Areas in Cross River as part of preparations and awareness for the general elections.

Briyai, who spoke through the Electoral Officer of Bekwarra, Mr Asuquo Affiah, said that the commission would only accept the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) during at the election polls.

He Said :-
‘If you do not have PVC, please stay away from the polling units as INEC will not recognise TVC during the elections.

He added that the extension given by the commission for collection of PVCs ended on Monday.

He urged all stakeholders to join hands with INEC as to make sure that that the electoral process was free, fair and credible.

While speaking, INEC Desk Officer on Risk Management, Mr Morris Idah, said that the workshop was organised to sensitise electoral officers and other stakeholders on red zones during the elections.

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