Hilarious: Enugu residents boycott Church services to collect PVC – 2019 Election: Most Enugu residents on Sunday, boycotted Church services for the collection of their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs ) at the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) collection centres.
Some of the electorate told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu that they took the action as Monday would be their last opportunity to collect the PVs, as announced by INEC.
A medical doctor, who pleaded anonymity, told NAN that she came to collect her PVC from the hospital where she had just finished her night shift duty and as a result could not attend church service.
“I cannot go to Church today, I am coming directly from the hospital because I was on night duty and due to the PVC collection, I decided to boycott church service.
“Because without it I will not be able to vote, “she said.
Mr Kelechi Nwani, an electorate of ward six in Enugu South Local Government Area, said he had been at the INEC collection centre since 8: 00 a.m, and had yet to be attended to since the past two hours.
According to Nwani, his PVC has not been found, adding that other electorate in his ward had been waiting for INEC officials responsible for the distribution of ward six PVCs to resume duty.
Mrs Veronica Ugwueze said she did not attend church service because she needed the PVC to exercise her voting rights during the elections.
“I have to come to this INEC collection centre for my PVC, because I really want to vote my choice of candidate, though; it seems the officers are delaying in distributing the cards to their owners.
“I commend the INEC for extending the PVC collection in all the states, this goes to show how much ready INEC is in the forthcoming general elections,” she said.