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CVR: New Registration Hits 10.4m –INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says new registration in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) hit 10,487,972 on July 4.

The commission 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, with 3,314,169 doing so online and 6,141,029 registrants registering physically.

The gender breakdown of the figure indicates that 4,682,036 of the registrants who completed their registrations are males, while 4,773,162 are females, of which 71,998 are Persons With Disabilities (PWDs).

INEC also revealed that 6,698,446 registrants were youths; 1,894,39 were aged 18 to 34 years; 758,300 were between 50 and 69 years old while 104,056 were 70 and above.

The commission has so far received 25,056,633 applications including voter transfer requests, applications for the replacement of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), and updates of voter information records.


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