The Bayelsa State Government has declared Monday, 2nd of March, 2015 a public holiday to enable all registered voters in the State to go to their various registration points and collect their permanent voter cards (PVCs)
All Bayelsans have equally been advised to take advantage of the weekend and the public holiday to visit their communities and places of registration to collect their PVCs.
A Government House statement to this effect, disclosed that, the State Government, is already ensuring the provision of logistic support to political leaders, through the office of the Special Adviser to the Governor on Political Matters to sensitize and mobilize their people in all the Local Government Areas and communities to obtain their PVCs and vote in the forthcoming elections.
To this end, all traditional rulers, top government functionaries, especially the political appointees, Chairmen of Community Development Committees (CDC), women and youth leaders have been urged to cooperate with the INEC officials and also mobilize their people to collect their PVCs.
Furthermore, all Political appointees and Civil servants are advised to ensure that, they have their PVCs, as the government will conduct an “Operation Show Your PVC” exercise, beginning from Wednesday, 4thof March, 2015.