Provincial pastors of the Redeemed Christian Church have been ordered to ask for Permanent Voter Cards from members of the church led by its General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye.
The church, in a letter dated June 17 and signed by its Intercontinental Youth Pastor, Belemina Obunge, directed the pastors to use their parishes as sensitization centres to fast-track PVC registration.
“We refer to the above and wish to kindly inform you that we have received a directive from the Mission Authority to ensure a high level of sensitisation in all our parishes on the need for all our members to get their Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration exercise.
“Provincial Hqtrs and Mega Parishes are encouraged to use their parish as a centre for one or two days to facilitate their members’ & interested neighbours’ registration considering the closeness of the deadline (June 30, 2022) of the Continuous Voter Registration exercise,” the letter according to Peoples Gazette partly read.
The letter further directed the parishes to compile a report comparing the number of eligible voters in the church with PVCs counted.
“Provinces will be required to send a summarised report of parishes’ compliance with the above directive to the office of the undersigned, stating the number of adult members versus the number of PVCs counted,” it noted.
“The report is expected on or before Tuesday 27th, June 2022 for onward compilation to the Mission Authority,” it added.
The RCCG has been reputed to be one of the largest churches in Nigeria with thousands of parishes.