THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Lagos, has expressed that north of 1,000,000 Permanent Voters Card, PVCs have not been gathered by registrants Also, INEC, in a joint effort with the Lagos State Office of Disability Affairs, LASODA, has booked July 25 and 26 for Persons Living with Disabilities (PLWDs) to enroll
Eight exceptional focuses have been assigned for this reason across the five Ibile divisions of the state which are: Ikorodu Central Local Government Area, (Ikorodu); Ability and Disability Center, Ajara (Badagry); Old Secretariat (Ikeja); Onikan Youth Center (Lagos Island); Sports Recreation Center (Epe); Idi-Araba Correctional Center; Teslim Balogun Stadium and Correctional Center, Oko-Baba, Ebute-Metta.
The activity is booked to be finished in a joint effort with the Lagos State Office of Disability Affairs, LASODA,
Head of INEC Voter Registry, Muyiwa Yusuf, at a media preparation on Friday, in Ikeja, said the commission has set up unique thought for the enrollment of PLWDs. While mourning that of the 6,000,000 people enrolled in Lagos for 2023 races, north of 1,000,000 PVCs were at this point to gathered, Yusuf, consequently, asked concerned people to go to their nearby government regions for assortment.
He expressed that more than 75,000 PLWDs were caught in the whole country since the constituent body started the CVR practice for the 2023 races.
On the unique habitats and days made for enlistment, Yusuf expressed that ‘the two days will be in capable hands so they are very much caught.
As per him, “The two days are for individuals with handicaps to enlist so we can have them in our data set and guarantee they are not disappointed.
“There is the biometric machine to catch the people who can’t thumb print, while braille will be given for those visual weakness, and amplifying glasses for those with albinism. The surveying units will likewise be wheelchair open.”
The General Manager of LASODA, Dare Dairo, additionally bemoaned that PLWDs were impacted by friendly destitution in light of avoidance, yet said this educated why the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu organization put away the two days to permit them register.
He said, “in a joint effort with INEC, we have made exceptional focuses across Lagos so PLWDs can enlist and revalidate their PVCs.
“We have assigned INEC authorities at these focuses and completed possibility study. It is for the PLWDs to exploit this window to get their PVCs for the 2023 decisions.”