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Fresh registration now 10.4 million, INEC declares

Fresh registration now 10.4 million, INEC declares

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says fresh registration in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) has hit 10,487,972 as of 7:00 a.m., on July 4.

The electoral body disclosed this in its quarter four, week 12 update released in Abuja on Wednesday.

The commission also disclosed that 9,455,198 registrants completed their registrations, out of which 3,314,169 registered through online and 6,141,029 registrants did physical registration.

The gender breakdown of the figure indicated that 4,682,036 of the registrants who completed their registrations were males, while 4,773,162 were females, of which 71,998 were persons with disabilities (PWDs)

It also revealed that 6,698,446 of the registrants were youths; 1,894,39 were between 18 and 34; 758,300 – the elderly between 50 and 69 years while 104,056 were aged 70 and above.

INEC also disclosed that it had so far received 25,056,633 applications including those for voter transfer, requests for replacement of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), update of voter information record, among others.

(NAN)

Source: Peoples Gazette.

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