Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that fresh registration in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) has hit 10,487,972 as at 7 a.m. on Monday, June 27.
The was disclosed in the commission’s CVR weekly update, released in Abuja on Monday June 27.
According to the document, the number of completed registration stood at 8,631,696 (online – 3,250,449 and physical – 5,381,247).
There are 4,292,690 males, 4,339,006 females, 67,171 PWDs and 6,081,456 youths. The gender category showed that 6,081,456 youths registered, while 67,171 were Persons with Disabilities, PWDs.
The update also revealed that INEC had received a total of 23,560,043 applications including those applying for voter transfer, requests for replacement of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) and update of voter information records.
The breakdown also indicated that 12,317,963 of the applications were from male, 11,242, 080 were from female, while 187,904 applications were received from PWDs.