“Politicians Begging Us To Sell Unclaimed PVCs” …INEC



The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday raised the alarm that some politicians in Oyo State were mounting pressure on the commission to sell unclaimed 914 , 529 permanent voter cards in its custody to them.

The commission said it was not giving in to such pressure aimed at rigging the forthcoming polls because “ INEC is determined to ensure that people ’ s votes count in the free , fair and credible elections in 2019. ”

Speaking on the theme , “ Online journalism and Media integrity in Nigeria , ” Agboke declared that some politicians , whose identities he did not disclose , approached the commission to buy PVCs to rig the elections.

He stated, “As far as we are concerned , PVCs are not for sale . ”