The Independent National Electoral Commission says 72 , 775 , 502 Nigerians now have Permanent Voter Cards.
The INEC Chairman , Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu , said this at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday .
He said , “ Out of 84, 004 , 084 registered voters, 72, 775 , 502 have PVCs”
This is 86. 63 per cent of registered voters , who collected their PVCs .
According to INEC , 11, 228 , 582 PVCs remain uncollected as of today .
Yakubu said all the uncollected cards had been deposited at the Central Bank of Nigeria .
According to the commission , Lagos has the highest number of collected PVCs which stands at 5 . 5 million while Ekiti State with 666 , 591 cards has the lowest .