The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the number of fresh registrants in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) had hit 8,855,996 as at Monday.
This is contained in the CVR weekly update, Quarter 4, WK 3 as at 7am, Monday, May 2, 2022, and released by the commission on Thursday in Abuja.
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Daily Trust reports that INEC’s online registration portal was launched on June 28, 2021 and was followed with the applicants’ physical registration on July 26 same year after the formal launch by INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu.
“The number of registrants who have completed online and physical registration was: male 2,688,246; female 2,727,373; persons with disabilities (PWDs) 45,412 and youths 3, 745, 129,” the report said.
The update also showed that 2,379,063 of the registrants registered online, while 3,036,556 completed the process through physical registration.