FAQ Frequently Asked Questions Am I eligible to vote? Only individuals who are Nigerians, registered to vote and from 18 years and over are eligible to vote. How can I get my PVC? If you are registered to vote, please visit the nearest Local Government Area Office to request for your PVC or Go to www.inecnigeria.org to start the journey to getting your PVC. You are a step closer to exercising your right. Can I vote with a Temporary Voters Card? No. You can only vote with your Permanent Voters Card (PVC). Why is the voter’s card important? Your voters card also serves as a general identity, address, and proof of age. If I lose or damage my voter’s ID card, can I replace it? Yes, INEC can replace your voter’s card. Where can I cast my vote? You are expected to cast your vote at the polling unit where your name is registered on the voter register. Do I have to vote only in my Polling Unit? Yes, you can only vote where you are registered, which is your polling unit. Will my vote count? Yes, every single vote counts. We will insist on transparency – play your part by voting and waiting to count the votes. Does PVC have an expiry date? No. The PVC has no expiry date, it is a permanent voters’ card. What is your plan for the youth? A re-engineering of the system to allow youth inclusion, capacity development, job creation, world-class healthcare, etc. Can I vote? Once you are 18 years of age, you are eligible to vote. Can one campaign even on election day? It is illegal to campaign or wear campaign promotional materials on the election day, however, you can encourage people in your community to go out with you to vote. What is the meaning of SPEC? SPEC defines who Chukwuka Monye is and it stands for:S – Social InnovatorP – People BuilderE – Excellence-DrivenC – Community-Oriented Who is Chukwuka Monye? Chukwuka Monye is a social innovator and philanthropist, who has dedicated the past 20 years to making lives better in Nigeria. Read his biography at https://chukwukamonye.com/meet-the-spec What will you do differently to better the country? I will harness our potentials, strengthen our institutions and provide the enabling environment for individuals and businesses to thrive. Can I collect my PVC anywhere in Nigeria or must it be where I registered? Yes, it is important that you collect your PVC where it was registered for proper accreditation. What are the mechanisms put in place to win an election? We have a strategic framework, a plan in place, and hopefully the support of the majority of Nigerians. We will win. What if I'm in the hospital on election day, how do I vote? Well, you can only vote where you are registered and designated to vote. How will you tackle the issue of vote buying and election rigging? Rigging is only possible where there is voter apathy and the people show no interest in protecting their votes. Whilst we will insist that the law enforcement agents do their work, we will also depend on you to be vigilant and ensure your vote is counted. How can I protect my vote to ensure it counts? Citizens are advised to always stay at the polling unit until the counting is done. Who is responsible for conducting an election? INEC officials with their support staff like the ad hoc staff, Corp members, Party members, and security agencies. How can I volunteer? Register on www.chukwukamonye.com to join our army of volunteers. Every skill is required to achieve the Nigeria we desire.