INEC’s CVR Registers 3.7 Million New Voters 

2m Nigerians register online for CVR ― INEC - Vanguard News

Moses Ofodeme

Additional 3.7 million people have been captured in the online pre-registration being conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as it sustains its nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR).

The Commission disclosed in its weekly update on the exercise on Tuesday in Abuja

that it has recorded 3,733,068 fresh registration in the exercise.

The INEC stated that as at 7 a.m. Monday, October 25, the number of completed online and physical registration stood at 1,393,502, comprised of 522,066 online and 871,436 physical registration.

The weekly update shows that Osun State has the highest number of fresh registrants with 444,811, followed by Delta State with 284,231 Bayelsa 244,281 and Edo 236,980.

The state with the lowest fresh registrants is Abia with 17,217, followed by Yobe with 17,666, and Kebbi with 22,728 fresh online pre-registration.

A breakdown on the number of completed registration, showed that 710,003 are male, 683,499 female and 15,022 Persons Living With Disability (PLWD).

INEC also disclosed that as at Monday, it had received 5,633,937 applications, including those applying for voter transfer, requests for replacement of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).

The applications, were from 3,042,095 male; 2,591,842 female and 63,733 from PWDS.

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