Wednesday 27 July 2022

INEC: Fresh voter registration hits 10.4 million


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says fresh registration in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration hit 10.4 million at 7 a.m., on Monday, July 25.

INEC in its weekly update on Tuesday also said that 11 million registrants have completed their registration.

According to the update, 3.3 million of the registrants did online registration, while 7.6 million registrants did physical registration.

The commission also gave the gender breakdown of those who completed their registrations to include 5,453,071 males and 5,558,048 females, out of which 80,101 were People Living with Disabilities.

The age distribution also revealed that 7,828,570 were youth; 2,192,897-middle age, and 871,690 elderly, while 117,962 of the registrants were of old age.

INEC also said that it has received 28.4 million applications including applications for voter transfer, requests for replacement of Permanent Voter Cards, updates of voter information records, etc.

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