Ebonyi Governor, Umahi declares Thursday, Friday public holidays for PVCs collection

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BY DAVID NWANKWO, ABAKALIKI

Uba Group

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has declared Thursday, January, 26th and Friday January 27th as Public holidays to enable civil and public servants as well as primary and secondary school students who are yet to collect their PVCs to do so

Umahi made this known through a statement signed by the State Commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Uchenna Orji,l.

The statement explained that the Governor took the decision in consideration of the INEC’s deadline for the collection of PVCs nationwide.

“In consideration of the INEC’s deadline for the collection of Permanent Voter Card (PVC) nation wide, the Governor of Ebonyi State, David Nweze Umahi, has declared a two (2)-day Public Holiday from Thursday 26th to Friday 27th January, 2023 for all Civil and Public servants, all primary and secondary schools.

“This is to enable the good people of Ebonyi State who are yet to collect their PVCs to proceed to their respective Local Government INEC PVC Collection Centres to collect their PVCs bearing in mind that the last day for PVC collection is on Sunday,29th January,2023.

“Please accept always, the assurances of the esteemed regards and best wishes of His Excellency, the Governor, ” the statement reads.