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INEC Records 12 Million Fresh Registration In 13 Months

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has recorded over 12 million new applications in the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) concluded on Sunday, 31st of July.

The electoral body launched a portal on June 28, 2021, to enable Nigerians to register or request to update their voter information before they complete the process at a physical registration centre.

The update released by INEC as of 7 am on August 1, was that 12,298,944 Nigerians had completed their registrations.

According to the update, 3,444,378 of the registrants did online registration, while 8,854,566  registrants did physical registration.

The commission also gave a breakdown of those who completed their registration according to the States of the federation.

In the State breakdown, Lagos state led the pack with 585,629 completed registrations, seconded by Kano with 569,103, and Delta with 523,517.

In the gender breakdown, 16,148,645 of the registrants are males, 14,949,368 are females, and 216,442 are Persons With Disabilities (PWDs)

Also, 18,196,782 are youths; 8,630,903 are middle age between 18 and 34 years.

A total of 3,795,765 are the elderly between 50 to 69 years; 474,563 are 70 years and above.

Source https://www.naijanews.com/2022/08/01/inec-records-12-million-fresh-registration-in-13-months/

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