Shocker: Government Approves 26th And 27th January As Work Free Days For PVC Collection

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From Princely Onyenwe

Government wishes to use this medium to make it abundantly clear, especially for the benefit of members of the general public, to note that the work-free days declared are not Public Holidays and should NOT be seen as one.

Gov. Ben Ayade

9News Nigeria reports that the clarification is in-line with the declaration of free days by the Cross River state government for the collection of Permanent Voter’s Cards PVCs.

Governor Ben Ayade has therefore declared Thursday, 26 and Friday, 27 January, 2023 as work-free days in the state to enable civil and public servants across the state to collect their Permanent Voters Cards.

While Speaking with the press, the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Eric Anderson, said over the weekend that the collection of PVCs was “in readiness for their full participation in the 2023 general election scheduled for Saturday, February 25, 2023 for Presidential and National Assembly elections as well as Saturday, March 11, 2023 for Governorship and State Houses of Assembly Elections.

While stating that Cross Rivers state Civil and public servants are advised to take advantage of the work-free days to get their PVCs in readiness to make their votes count in these elections, Ayade told Cross Riverians that their PVC is the pathway to achieving credible elections.

Non-collected PVCs dumped at various local government council headquarters across the states awaiting for collection

He futher told the Cross River state electorates to go all out for the PVC Collection at respective local government Council headquarters on the days declared above.

This will no doubt empower his state with card carrying PVC electorates while making frantic efforts to provide a good enabling and secure environment for the upcoming elections in Cross River state Nigeria.

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It is therefore expected of every Nigerian states to make same declaration in their respective locations for the permanent voters cards PVCs Collection and distribution to the owners by INEC Officials.

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Princely Onyenwe A seasoned Investigative Journalist, Civil Rights Activist, and Political Analyst, Currently Editor and News reporter with 9News Nigeria

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