The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, released details of the Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) collection rate, showing that 75.94 percent of registered voters across the country have collected their own.
52,275,367 voters of the registered 68,833,476 voters, according to INEC’s computation, had collected the PVCs as at yesterday.
The details, however, showed that collection of the PVCs were significantly higher in the North than in the South.
The figures for PVC collection showed that Zamfara, Nasarawa and Gombe states with 97.51%, 96.29% and 95.05% respectively have the highest collection rates.
Ogun with 40.86% had the lowest collection rate and was trailed by the Federal Capital Territory with 61.42% and Lagos with 62.4% trailed in that order.
The geopolitical collection rates showed the North-west with 88.66% collection rate, and the South-West having the lowest collection rate with 63.23%.
The geopolitical distribution rate is as follows:
North East – 82.95%
North West – 88.66%
North Central – 73.78%
South East – 73.35%
South West – 63.20%
South South – 74.09%