Fresh Move To Put February Election On Hold, INEC Dragged To Court Over PVC Distribution

image119As widespread condemnation continues to greet the call for the postponement of the February general elections in some quarters, a fresh move has been made to put the election on hold.

According to TheWill Nigeria, this came as some aggrieved plaintiffs, Monday, dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) before a Federal High court sitting in Abuja, seeking to stop the February general elections.

In suit number FHC/ABJ/CS/DW/2015 filed at the court through their counsel, Mr. AmobiNzelu, the plaintiffs, AsogoTorkumaVenatius, Ola Solomon Oluwasanmi, Sunday Attah and Philip Agbese, are seeking an order to compel INEC to postpone the elections until all eligible voters have collected their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs).

They are also asking the court to order the use of the temporary voter cards for those who are unable to collect their PVCs as the prayed the court to order the postponement of the general election pending the provision of the PVCs to them since INEC is under statutory obligation to provide same to the plaintiffs.

No date has been fixed for the hearing of the case as it has not been assigned to any judge.

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