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Youths lead as fresh voter registration hits 10.4 million

Of the figure, 7,828,570 were youths, 2,192,897 were middle aged, and 871,690 were elderly, while 117,962 of the registrants were old.

• July 26, 2022
Youths in Abuja queue for PVCs
Nigerian youths [Photo Credit: EU Nigeria]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says fresh registration in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration hit 10.4 million at 7:00 a.m. on Monday.

In its weekly update on Tuesday, INEC also said 11 million registrants had 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 said those who have completed their registration 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 youths, 2,192,897 were middle age, and 871,690 were elderly, while 117,962 of the registrants were old.

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

(NAN)

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