INEC had announced February 8 as the last day for collection of PVCs, so as to give room for preparations for the elections.
Meanwhile, as a means of sensitizing Nigerians on the need to have a voters card, INEC had employed the use of public address systems from streets to street, hosted media programs, amongst other means.
In a recent interview, an INEC official made it known that there are still millions of uncollected PVCs across the country.
However, the commission initiated another channel of urging Nigerians to collect their PVCs, hence, partnering with the Nigeria Communication Commission, NCC, in sending SMS to every citizen of the country.
It reads, “Are you a registered voter & yet to collect your PVC? Please visit INEC’s LGA office where you registered to collect your PVC from 9am – 3pm, Monday to Friday until 8th February 2019. Remember, NO PVC, NO VOTING!!!”