Facts About Newly Registered 12 Million Voters In Nigeria


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has broken down details of the newly registered voters ahead of the 2023 general election.

VANTAGE NEWS reports that INEC launched a portal on June 28, 2021, for eligible Nigerians to register or request to update their voter information before they complete the process at a physical registration centre.

According to details released by INEC as of 7 am on August 1, a total number of 12,298,944 Nigerians had completed their registrations.

Details reveal that 3,444,378 of the registrants did online registration, while 8,854,566 registrants did physical registration.

Lagos state had the highest number of newly registered voters with 585,629 completed registrations, seconded by Kano with 569,103, and Delta with 523,517.

In the gender breakdown, 6,074,078 of the registrants are males, 6,224,866 are females, and 87,083 are Persons With Disabilities (PWDs)

Similarly, 8,784,677 are youths; 2,430,709 are middle age between 18 and 34 years.

A total of 965,017 are the elderly between 50 to 69 years; 127,541 are 70 years and above.


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