CVR: Fresh registration hits 8.8m

CVR: Fresh registration hits 8.8m

Friday, May 6, 2022 9:07 am

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu

By Emmanuel Oloniruha

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says fresh registration in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) has hit 8,855,996 on May 2.

The commission, in its weekly update released for Quarter Four, week three in Abuja on Thursday, said that 5,415,619 completed their registration.

It noted that 2,379,063 did online registration, while 3,036,556 did physical registration.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that according to the update, those who completed their registration included 45,412 Persons With Disabilities and 3,745,129 youths.

The report also disclosed that at the time of the update, INEC had received 15,789,718 applications for voter transfer, requests for replacement of Permanent Voter Cards and change of voter information record.

It gave the gender distribution of the applicants as 8,330,813 from men, and 7,458,905 women.(NAN)(

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