22nd January, 2023
By Adejoke Adeleye/Abeokuta
Ogun government has declared Tuesday, 24th, and Wednesday, 25th January, as work-free days to enable people of the state to go and collect their permanent voters’ cards, PVCs.
This was announced in a statement issued on Sunday in Abeokuta by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Dapo Abiodun, Kunle Somorin.
The statement reads, “Following the extension of Permanent Voter Cards collection till Sunday, January 29, 2023, by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Governor Dapo Abiodun has graciously approved two days – Tuesday, 24th and Wednesday, 25th January as work-free days to enable public servants to collect their PVCs from their respective local government”.
“Gov. Abiodun also enjoined all executive members of public markets and private establishments in the State to allow flexibility in their schedules for residents to use the opportunity to visit the Independent National Electoral Commission’s offices or collection centres where they registered to collect their PVCs.
The governor, according to the statement, added that voting is a civic responsibility, and all eligible citizens must be allowed to exercise their rights to choose who governs them.