North-West Tops The Chart of Registered Voters as Number of Uncollected PVC Still High

The North – West geopolitical zone has the highest number of registered voters in the country with a total of 18 , 505, 984 voters , according to statistics obtained from the Independent National Electoral Commission .

The Sout -West zone , which comprises Ekiti , Lagos , Ondo , Ogun , Osun and Oyo states , comes second with a total number of 14 , 626, 800 registered voters, while the South – East which has the lowest number of states has 8, 293 , 093 registered voters.

According to the statistics Lagos now has 6 , 048, 156 registered voters , while Kano comes second with 5 , 149 , 070 voters .

With a total of 754, 394 , Bayelsa has the lowest number of registered voters, which is lower than the Federal Capital Territory with a total of 952, 815 .

So far , the total number of registered voters across the country is 73 , 944 , 312 .

The number of registered voters was as of January 2018.

However , INEC projects that the number of registered voters might reach 80 million before the December 2018 deadline for voter registration .

The total number of voters in the 2015 elections was 68 , 833 , 476.

Over 5 , 110 , 836 persons have registered between April 2017 when the Continuous Voter Registration began and January 31 , 2018.

The number of uncollected Permanent Voter Cards remains high as less than half of the registered voters have collected their PVCs .

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