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7 Million Uncollected PVCs : Nigerian Youths Must Wake Up – JOGO

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By Gabriel Olawale 

A Civil Society Organization (CSO), Journalists For Open Government (JOGO) has decried the huge number of uncollected Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) across states in Nigeria with less than six weeks to the 2023 General Election.

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- ⁠Broadcasting
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- Film and Multimedia
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- ⁠⁠Journalism and Media Studies
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- Advertising
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The founder and Executive Director JOGO, Comrade Yaqoub POPOOLA, in a release on Sunday said “the huge figure of unclaimed Voters Cards was an indictment on the youths who are craving for more space in politics and government”. 

Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) hinted that about 7million uncollected PVCs are still in its custody. 

In the words of late Martin Luther King Jr. “Democracy transformed from thin paper to thick action is the greatest form of government on earth.” JOGO therefore tasked the Nigerian youths to use the power of the social media to increase sensitisation.

“It is very sad that Nigerian youths often discuss politicians issues more than their civic responsibility. If the youths deployed same energy as one they use in marketing their preferred candidates, Nigeria would have been a better place for all by now. It is high time issues concerning governance and election  dominated discussions among the youths. 

“It will not be out of place for the various youths organisations to organize  workshops and rallies on the subject matter.

“2023 offers another golden opportunity  for the youths to change the narrative of the long years of political marginalisation and leadership neglect. This can only be made possible through the ballot. I want to appeal to the youths to ensure that the discussions on social media centre around 2023 poll and the need to take informed decision.

“Let it be known that whoever fails to participate or exercise his or her franchise in the coming election lacks both moral and legal right to criticize the government for any wrong doing. This election deserves our attention and commitment more than ever before. If Democracy is about the voice of the majority, then the youths must a say”, the statement reads in part.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that about 7 milion PVCs are yet to be claimed. 

The good news is that the electoral umpire has extended the timeframe for the collection of the PVCs across the Country by eight days.

The exercise which supposed to end on  Sunday, January 22nd, 2023 has been extended till Sunday, January 29th, 2023.

JOGO is a coalition of journalists with special interest in Open Government Reporting. The founder is a seasoned journalist / Media Consultant, with about three decades experience in active Journalism. Popoola takes special interest in Good Governance and Gender issues. 

The platform promotes anti-corruption, citizens’ participation in government and Free Press. Priorities also include  protecting reporters’ rights and deepening their knowledge in Open Contracting/Public Procurement.


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