Ondo, Abia Declare Public Holiday For PVC Collection

ONDO State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has declared Tuesday, January 24 a public holiday for residents of the state.

This was disclosed in a statement on Saturday by the Chief Press Secretary the Governor, Richard Olatunde.

He said the holiday is to enable eligible voters in the state collect their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) designated centres in their respective Local Government Areas.

“The importance of the forthcoming elections cannot be overemphasised. There is an urgent need for us to address the low rate of PVCs collection in the Southwest. Beyond partisan lines, it is imperative that our people understand that the PVC is their license to enthrone desired political leadership,” the governor stated.

Abia Too

THE Abia State Government also declared Monday and Tuesday as public holidays to enable residents of the state collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).

The Secretary to Abia State Government, Barrister Chris Ezem, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday.

“Consequently, all public offices and markets are to be closed as all are enjoined to use this opportunity to visit the INEC offices or collection centres where they registered to collect their PVCs ahead of the 29th January 2023 deadline by INEC for closure of PVC collection,” the statement read.

“The Executives of the various markets in the State are directed to ensure strict compliance on the closure of their various markets or be prepared to face appropriate sanctions.”

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