PLATEAU: CITIZENS WARN AGAINST SELLING OF PVCs
After a storming session from its monthly meeting where the issue of the Permanent voter’s card was deliberated upon, the Plateau state Secretary of the Nigeria institute of Management, Mr Tony Garba who serves as a consultant to some electoral bodies and observers warned against the sale of the Permanent voter’s card.
Tony who spoke to our correspondent in Jos said that the PVC is a private property that serves as a weapon for effecting electoral changes in our existing democracy and, should therefore, be guided jealously and never transferred to any third party.
Reports had emerged from various quarters in Plateau state that for want of economic benefits people are trading on their permanent voters cards.
Tony Garba called on the politicians to have a rethink on how they exploit the poverty stricken condition of the electorates whenever it is time for elections.
He urged them to desist from buying the voters card from the people so as to allow the free flow of democratic decision that will ultimate better the life of the leaders and the led.
It has been alleged that politicians have gone wild in Plateau state going door to buying PVCs from voters in the state.