-July 3, 2022, News/Comments
LAGOS-As of Monday June 27, 2022, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had registered 14,137,024 youths (aged 18-34); 6,280,190 middle-aged people (aged 35-49); 2,778,232 elderly (aged 50-69); and 364,597 old people (aged 70 and above. 105.9 million
Specifically, the electoral umpire said as of June 27, it had received 23, 560, 043 applications including those applying for voter transfer, replacement of PVCs and update of voter information records. No fewer than 6,146,335 of this figure are students.
With this, INEC currently has 105.9 million registered voters and the figure may hit 110 million as the commission had, following a court order, extended the registration period indefinitely.
The three main parties’ presidential candidates: Peter Obi, LP; Bola Tinubu, APC, and Atiku Abubakar, PDP.
Extracted from the full article of Clifford Ndujihe in today’s Vanguard Newspapers, titled “Massive voters registration: Tinubu, Atiku campaigns downplay Peter Obi, Kwankwaso threat”
. Ndujihe is the political Deputy Editor, Vanguard Newspapers.
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