10 States with the Most Voters After INEC Suspended CVR
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10 States with the Most Voters After INEC Suspended CVR

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It’s interesting to note that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria’s election supervisor, has been working hard to make sure that the upcoming general election is a big success as Nigeria gears up for another significant year in its history in 2023.

In order to extend the Continuous Voters Registration period, which had ended on July 31st, INEC needed to increase the number of eligible voters on the electoral register.

You may find it interesting to know that a total of 12.29 million new eligible voters were fully registered at the conclusion of the Continuous Voters Registration drive, according to a trustworthy source obtained from INEC.

This suggests that more than 12 million new voters have been added to the 84 million-person INEC electoral register as of 2019. In addition, according to the most recent INEC statistics, 8.78 million out of a total of 12.29 million people who completed the CVR were young people between the ages of 18 and 34.

The top 10 States with the most voters as of August 1, 2022 are listed below.

  1. Lagos: There are 7,155,920 voters registered there.

According to a dependable INEC source, Lagos recorded the most registrations in 2019 with a total of 6.57 million. The state maintained its lead throughout the recently finished CVR with a total of 585,629 completed registrations. 7.15 million registered voters who are eligible to vote in total.

  1. Kano: There are 6,026,850 registered voters in total.

Kano State had 5.45 million total eligible voters in 2019. Kano State continues to be the second state in eligible voters who are registered to vote. An additional 569,103 voters were registered at the CVR’s conclusion. resulting in 6.02 million as a whole.

  1. Kaduna – 4,411,723 voters in all.

The state had 3.93 million registered voters as of the 2019 election, according to INEC’s register. An additional 479,231 completed registrations were recorded at the conclusion of the recently completed CVR exercise, bringing the total to 4.4 million.

  1. Rivers – There are 3,689,197 voters registered overall.

There were 3.21 million registered voters in Rivers State in 2019. The state added a total of 473,924 new registered voters by the end of the CVR. resulting in 3.68 million as a whole.

  1. Katsina – 3,570,740 people are registered to vote in total.

There were 3.2 million registered voters in Katsina State in 2019. 340,510 eligible voters were successfully enrolled and added to the register at the conclusion of the most recent CVR. resulting in 3.57 million as a whole.

3.368,791 people in Delta are registered to vote.

There were 2.84 million registered voters in Delta State in 2019. A total of 523,517 eligible voters have been successfully registered as of the CVR’s conclusion. resulting in 3.36 million as a whole.

  1. Oyo – 3,330,336 voters are officially registered.

Oyo State had 2.93 million voters in 2019. However, 396,229 registered voters were successfully registered at the conclusion of the CVR exercise that recently ended. resulting in 3.33 million as a whole.

  1. There are 2.832,087 registered voters in Benue.

There were 2.4 million registered voters in Benue State in 2019. 351,956 newly registered voters have completed the CVR process by the time it was through. resulting in 2.83 million as a whole.

  1. There are 2,801,512 registered voters in Bauchi.

There were 2.4 million registered voters in Bauchi State in 2019. 338,669 new eligible voters were successfully registered at the conclusion of the CVR registration process. making 2.8 million in total.

2,61,467 people in Anambra are registered to vote.

There were 2.44 million registered voters in Anambra State in 2019. There were 313,471 new registrations recorded at the conclusion of the CVR exercise. making 2.76 million voters in total.

All data was meticulously gathered from most recent INEC statistics and the Internet.

10 States with the Most Voters After INEC Suspended CVR, STECHITEGIST

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