2023: INEC Sends Important Message To First-time Voters
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured Nigerians participating in the voting process for the first time that their votes would count.
Naija News reports INEC gave the assurance in a short statement via its verified Twitter handle on Saturday morning ahead of the commencement of the 2023 presidential and national assembly elections.
The electoral umpire noted that with the introduction of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS), all votes in the 2023 election will count.
It however added that without the Permanent Voter Card (PVC), no one would be able to vote.
The commission wrote: “Is this your first time voting in an election?
“With the BVAS device be rest assured that your vote will count in this #NigeriaDecides2023 election.
“Come out and exercise your right to vote in a peaceful manner.
“Remember; No PVC No Voting.”