Yusuf made this known when he paid a courtesy call on the Chairman and members of the Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ) in Makurdi.
“We have exactly 277 days from today to the 2015 general elections. We have undertaken human resource development through training, restructuring, consultations and partnership with all relevant stakeholders.
“The date for its commencement is May 23. The PVC is to be collected from the polling units throughout INEC in the state.
According to Yusuf, the 2014 CVR is only for people who have not been captured in INEC electronic register.
He said that those who were not up to 18 years as at 2011 and had attained the age would now be registered.
He said that all eligible voters must be physically present for the exercise as registration by proxy would not be accepted.
He described the media industry as one of the most important component of the society that was capable of making or marring the society.
He appealed to the media to assist the commission in enlightening the public about its activities.