INEC Discloses Updates On CVR

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EU inaugurates European Union Youth Sounding Board in Abuja, from left: Deputy Director for Africa, Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare; European Union (EU) Head of Corporation, Cecile Tassin-Peizer and EU Charge d’ Affaires, Alexandre Borges-Gome, during the inauguration of European Union Youth Sounding Board in Abuja on Monday (13/9/21). 04158/13/9/2021/Anthony Alabi/NAN

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 empire also disclosed that pre-registration had hit 2,953,094 as at 7 a.m of September 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.

The Tide  reports that distribution of applications based on gender, shows that 2,308,338 are from males, 1,917,411 from females, while 50,395 of the applicants are from people with disabilities.

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 State with 223,009 and Bayelsa State 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.

The Tide 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.

Credit: The Tide.

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