A total of 460,643 Permanent Voter Cards were uncollected in the Federal Capital Territory over the course of 11 years, according to information provided by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
According to the most recent document, which our correspondent obtained on Saturday from the Commission office in the FCT, there were 230,007 old PVCs that hadn’t been collected between the years of 2011 and 2019 and 230,636 between 2021 and 2022.
The document tagged, ‘Total PVC received and collected as of December 24, 2022’ had the year 2022 excluded.
A total of 305,960 PVCs were received from the Commission’s Headquarters in 2021-2022 out of which 75,324 were collected and 230,636 were uncollected.
The breakdown of PVCs collected in 2021-2022 includes Abaji Area Council 3,964; Bwari 15,554; Gwagwalada 12,367; Kuje 10,124; Kwali 5,623; and Abuja Municipal Area Council 27,692.
The document also revealed that AMAC recorded the highest number of uncollected PVCs in 2021-2022 at 143,832, followed by Bwari at 50,935; Gwagwalada at 20,002; Kuje at 8,305; Abaji at 3,849; and Kwali 3,713.
It further revealed that a total of 1,229,894 PVCs were received from the Headquarters from 2011-2019. 999,887 PVCs were collected while 230,007 were uncollected.