INEC records 3.9 million voters

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that the number of fresh registrants in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration has hit 3,899,238.

This is contained in the CVR weekly update released on Monday night.

The breakdown of the pre-registration statistics shows that Osun State has the highest number of online registrants with 453,949; followed by Delta State with 297,396 and Bayelsa State with 252,534.

Also, Kebbi with 23,758; Abia having 19,308 and Yobe recording 18,600 respectively are the states with the least online registration in the CVR.

“The number of registrants who have completed online and physical registration was 1,509,989, made up of 769,359 male and 740,630 female of which15,903 were People Living with Disabilities,” the report added.

The update also indicated that 575,380 of the registrants registered online, while 934,609 completed the process through physical registration.

According to report, as of the time of releasing the update, 5,940,567 persons had applied for Permanent Voter Cards transfer, requested for replacement of PVCs, and update of voter information record, among others.

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