Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a Presidential aspirant and National leader of the All Progressives Congress, has tendered a public apology for his misleading comment on the expiration of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).
Persecondnews had reported that Tinubu, while speaking in Abuja on Wednesday in a trending video, encouraged his supporters to go for new registration ahead of the 2023 elections because their PVCs had expired.
He had said:“In case they do not announce to you on time, the PVC you have has expired. Take one family member, two family members, knock on all doors, and make sure that the new registration.
“You need to spread it to various local governments and wards at each level. No matter how difficult it is. To me, I look at it closely and you look at other elections being held, you will see that it’s diminishing because those cards expired,
However, the Independent National Electoral Commission reacted immediately, saying the information was wrong and that PVCs don’t come with expiry dates.