Delta, Kano, Lagos, Rivers and Bayelsa States have recorded the highest number in the ongoing voter registration exercise.

At the end of week 12 in the fourth quarter, Delta topped the list with 426, 965 registrants followed closely by Kano with 426,598 while Lagos State had 416, 029 registrants.

Rivers and Bayelsa got 393,624
and 392,976 registrants respectively.
These were contained in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Rotimi Oyekanmi.

Further breakdown showed the total number of fresh registrants as at the time under review, was 10,487,972 while
completed registration was 9,455,198.

Out of this figure, 3,314,169 was done online, while the physical registration was 6,141,029.

Among the registrants, according to the statement, 4,682,036 were male and 4,773,162 were female.

Youths between 18 to 35 accounted for 6,698,446 of the new registrants while People Living with Disability (PLWD) were 71,998.

The Commission announced the continuation of the Voter registration as against the June 30 deadline to allow eligible Nigerians to get registered.

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