January 30, 2023

INEC’s Full List of Eligible Voters in 36 States as NW, SW top the List

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

Published January 12, 2023

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released a final 93 million voter list of eligible voters for the 2023 general Elections.

The commission also revealed that there are no plans or secret efforts to postpone the exercise as widely rumoured by some quarters a few days ago.

This newspaper observed that the North-West and South-West regions have the highest number of registered voters. The North-West geopolitical zone has the highest number of registered voters with 22,255,562.

The South-West has 17,958,966 and the North-Central now has 15,363,731.

Furthermore, the South-South has 14,440,714registered voters and the North-East currently has 12,542,429 while the South-East has10,907,606.

By gender, men surprisingly dominate the voter register at 49,054,162 (52.5 per cent) while the figure of female voters stands at 44,414,846(47.5 per cent).

Voters by State

A deeper breakdown by states indicated that Lagos has the highest number of registered voters with 7,060,195, followed by Kano with5,921,370 and Kaduna, 4,335,208.

Abia – 2,120,808;

Adamawa, 2,196,566;

Akwa-Ibom, 2,357,418;

Anambra, 2,656,437;

Bauchi, 2,749,268;

Bayelsa, 1,056,862;

Benue, 2,777,727;

Borno, 2,513,281;

Cross River 1,766,466;

Delta, 3,221,697;

Ebonyi, 1,597,646;

Edo, 2,501,081;

Ekiti, 987,647;

Enugu, 2,112,793;

FCT, 1,570,307;

Gombe, 1,575,794

Imo, 2,419,922

Jigawa, 2,351,298;

Katsina, 3,516,719;

Kebbi, 2,032,041;

Kogi, 1,932,654;

Kwara 1,695,927;

Nasarawa, 1,899,244;

Niger, 2,698,344;

Ogun, 2,688,305;

Ondo, 1,991,344;

Osun, 1,954,800;

Oyo, 3,276,675;

Plateau, 2,789,528;

Rivers, 3,537,190;

Sokoto, 2,172,056;

Taraba, 2,022,374;

Yobe,1,485,146; and

Zamfara, 1,926,870.

For the age group, registered youths (18-34) were 37,060,399; Middle aged (35-49) 33,413,591; Elderly (50-69), 17,700,270; old (70+) 5,294,748.

However, this newspaper observed that the North-West and South-West regions have the highest number of registered voters. The North-West geopolitical zone has the highest number of registered voters with 22,255,562.

The South-West has 17,958,966 and the North-Central now has 15,363,731.

Furthermore, the South-South has 14,440,714registered voters and the North-East currently has 12,542,429 while the South-East has10,907,606.

By gender, men surprisingly dominate the voter register at 49,054,162 (52.5 per cent) while the figure of female voters stands at 44,414,846(47.5 per cent).

Voters by State

A deeper breakdown by states indicated that Lagos has the highest number of registered voters with 7,060,195, followed by Kano with5,921,370 and Kaduna, 4,335,208.

Abia – 2,120,808;

Adamawa, 2,196,566;

Akwa-Ibom, 2,357,418;

Anambra, 2,656,437;

Bauchi, 2,749,268;

Bayelsa, 1,056,862;

Benue, 2,777,727;

Borno, 2,513,281;

Cross River 1,766,466;

Delta, 3,221,697;

Ebonyi, 1,597,646;

Edo, 2,501,081;

Ekiti, 987,647;

Enugu, 2,112,793;

FCT, 1,570,307;

Gombe, 1,575,794

Imo, 2,419,922

Jigawa, 2,351,298;

Katsina, 3,516,719;

Kebbi, 2,032,041;

Kogi, 1,932,654;

Kwara 1,695,927;

Nasarawa, 1,899,244;

Niger, 2,698,344;

Ogun, 2,688,305;

Ondo, 1,991,344;

Osun, 1,954,800;

Oyo, 3,276,675;

Plateau, 2,789,528;

Rivers, 3,537,190;

Sokoto, 2,172,056;

Taraba, 2,022,374;

Yobe,1,485,146; and

Zamfara, 1,926,870.

For the age group, registered youths (18-34) were 37,060,399; Middle aged (35-49) 33,413,591; Elderly (50-69), 17,700,270; old (70+) 5,294,748.

 

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