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2023 Elections: Final Update on INEC Registrations Across Nigeria, States, Regions with Highest Numbers Emerge

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The final figure of the Permanent Voters Card (PVC) registrants recently updated by the Independent National Electoral Commission for the 2023 general elections reveals that a total of 96.2 million Nigerians will decide who will be the next president.

 

Among states with the highest numbers of eligible votes are Lagos, Kano, Kaduna, and Rivers, while Yobe, Gombe, Ekiti, and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja are at the lower section of the list.

 

In terms of geopolitical zones, the northwest, southwest, and south-south have the highest number of registered votes.

 

But regions like northcentral, northeast, and southeast put together have few registrants for the general elections.

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Below is the number of registrants in states and regions:

 

PVC registrants by state

  1.  Lagos: 7,155,920
  2. Kano: 6,026,850
  3. Kaduna: 4,411,723
  4. Rivers: 3,689,197
  5. Delta: 3,386,791
  6. Katsina:3,570,740
  7. Oyo: 3,330,336
  8. Plateau: 2,840,094
  9. Bauchi: 2,801,512
  10. Anambra: 2,761,467
  11.  Nasarawa: 2,759,943
  12. Ogun: 2,720,422
  13. Benue: 2,667,902
  14. Edo: 2,576,474
  15. Borno: 2,564197
  16. Akwa Ibom: 2,447,438
  17. Adamawa: 2,234,550
  18. Imo: 2,272,293
  19. Jigawa: 2,272,293
  20. Sokoto: 2,233,575
  21. Abia: 2,202,242
  22. Taraba: 2,088,260
  23. Ondo:2,047,598
  24. Osun: 2,043,107
  25. Kebbi: 2,076,798
  26. Kogi: 2,009,229
  27. Zamfara: 1,955,777
  28. Enugu: 1,944,016
  29. Bayelsa: 1,367,834
  30. Cross River: 1,894,640
  31. Ebonyi: 1,861,443
  32. Kwara: 1,736,858
  33. Yobe: 1,518,327
  34. Gombe: 1,394,393
  35. FCT: 1,344,856
  36. Ekiti: 1,034,811

 

PVC registrants by geo-political zones

  1. Northwest: 22.67 million
  2. Southwest: 18.3 million
  3. South-south: 15.2 million
  4. Northcentral: 14.1 million
  5. Northeast: 12.8 million
  6. Southeast: 11.49 million

 

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