The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says a total of 66,725 voters will be participating in the Pengana Constituency of Bassa Local Government Area in Plateau House of Assembly by-election.
Naija News understands that the Head, Voter Education and Publicity of the Commission in the state, Osaretin Imahiyereobo made this known to the on Saturday, July 20, in Jos, the Plateau state capital.
This is coming after the by-election scheduled for Aug. 3, was necessitated after the death of Mr Ezekiel Afon of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who died just after he was declared winner of the election in March.
The INEC commissioner on Saturday revealed that 67,033 eligible voters in the constituency registered but only 66,725 had collected their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) and so the number of those who have obtained their PVCs can participate in the election.
Elections will hold in 60 polling units and 127 voting points in seven Registration Areas (RAs).
“Total registered voters in the constituency is 67,033 but only 66,725 have collected their PVCs.
“Only those who registered and obtained their PVCs in these 60 polling units located in the seven RAs will be allowed to participate in the election,” Imahiyereobo said.