The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) while addressing the Press at Abeokuta today, appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend the deadline for PVC collection again.
NANS National Public Relations Officer, Mr Azeez Adeyemi, who made the appeal on behalf of the association stated that the extension is necessary to allow students who registered for their PVCs within the school environments collect them.
“Most Nigerian university students will be returning to the schools environs where they registered for their PVCs to pick them up. We recall that INEC had revealed in its statistics of the eligible voters, ahead of the 2019 general elections, that over 22 million voters are Nigerian students. As such, this cumulates to an approximate of 35 percent of the eligible voters. It is obvious that the duty towards promoting and protecting the country’s democracy lies in the hands of Nigerian students,’’ he explained.
Adeyemi then implored Nigerian students to return to their schools environments where they registered, to collect their PVCs as a matter of national interest, to enable them partake in the coming general elections.
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