The extension is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by INEC’s Head, Voter Education and Publicity, Okezie Nwankwo.
According to the statement, the extension is expected to give more people the opportunity to get the cards.
It stated that the time for the collection of the cards remained between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
The states are Yobe and Bauchi (North East); Jigawa and Sokoto (North West); FCT and Kwara (North Central); Anambra and Ebonyi (South East); Ondo and Oyo (South West), and Delta and Cross River (South South).
The exercise which began on Aug. 15 and initially scheduled to end on Aug. 17 will now end on Aug. 19.