2023 elections: INEC releases list of 93.4 million voters

Abuja—The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, said that 93,469,008 voters are contained in the register for the 2022 general elections.

In a meeting with 18 political parties in Abuja on Wednesday, Yakubu disclosed that 44,414,846 registered voters are females and 49,054,162 are males.

Meanwhile, of the total registered voters, the number of young people between 18 and 34 stood at 37,060,399, representing 39.65% of the total registered voters. In contrast, the elderly between the ages of 50 and 69 stood at 17,700,270, representing 18.94% of total registered voters.

According to him, every other arrangement is in high gear, including the distribution of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs).

The Daily Post Nigeria reports that the INEC chairman said with the presentation of the voter register; the commission has successfully achieved 11 out of the 14 activities scheduled for the 2023 general elections.

He said the INEC is not considering postponing the forthcoming election.

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