The distribution of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) begins today in nine local governments in Lagos State that were left out in the first phase. The affected councils are: Alimosho, Amuwo-Odofin, Apapa, Badagry, Epe, Eti-Osa, Oshodi/Isolo, Shomolu and Surulere. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Mr Kayode Idowu, said the PVCs distribution would also begin today in Rivers and Nasarawa states. Idowu said: The six states where PVCs are yet to be distributed and Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) pending are Niger, Katsina, Rivers, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Borno as well as nine local governments in Lagos State. To ensure effective distribution of PVCs and mitigate the difficulties encountered in the previous phases, he said the commission has rescheduled the exercises to hold as follows: In Rivers and Nasarawa states and the remaining nine local governments in Lagos State, PVCs distribution: Friday, November 28 to Sunday, November 30. CVR: Wednesday, December 3 to Monday, December 8. Kaduna and Katsina states: PVCs distribution: Saturday, December 6 to Monday, December 8. CVR: Wednesday, December 10 to Monday, December 15. Niger and Borno states: PVC Distribution: Friday December 12 to Sunday, December 14. CVR: Wednesday, December 17 to Monday, December 22. Idowu spoke on Wednesday at a meeting with leaders of the parties. They expressed understanding and pledged support to the commissions efforts.]]> Click here to read full news..