Tuesday, September 28, 2021

CVR: 931,768 Nigerians complete physical registration – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says 931,768 Nigerians have completed their physical registration in its ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration, CVR.

The electoral ombudsman also disclosed that pre-registration has hits 2,953,094 as at 7 a.m of Sept. 13.

The commission disclosed this in the Week 11 update on the pre-registration, which commenced on June 28, released on Monday in Abuja.

INEC further revealed that it had received 4,225,749 applications from people requesting for voter transfer, replacement of Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs, and update of voter information record, among other requests.

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The distribution of applications based on gender shows that 2,308,338 are from male, 1,917,411 from female, while 50,395 of the applicants are from people with disability.

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The update on the 2,953,094 Nigerians, who had done their online pre-registration, also shows that Osun State has the highest number with 402,619, followed by Edo with 223,009 and Bayelsa with 216,280.

The states with the lowest number of re-registration in the CVR are Borno with 11,612, followed by Yobe 13, 176 and Abia 14,248.

NAN also reports that the week seven update on the 931,768 registrants who have completed their online and physical registration shows that Anambra records 138,795 as the state with the highest number, followed by Osun with 52,823.

However, Imo has the lowest with 6,428, followed by FCT 9,130 and Abia with 9,140 in the physical registration that started on July 26.

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