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Tuesday, 8 January 2019

FULL LIST: Lagos alone equals 65% of entire south-east voters


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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday announced the total number of voters in the country as over 84 million.
Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, said the national voter register hit 84,004,084 after the continuous voter registration which ended in 2018.
The figure, which constitutes 42 percent of Nigeria’s 198 million population, is 15.17 million more than the 68,833,476 voters who participated in the 2015 elections.
QUICK FACTS FROM THE NATIONAL VOTER REGISTER:
Lagos has highest number of voters with 6,570,291, followed by Kano which has 5,457,747 voters.
The voters in Lagos equals 65.3 percent of the voters in the south-east which is the least among the regions with 10,057,130 voters.
North-west region leads with 24 percent of the voters (20,158,100) followed by 19.39 percent in south-west (16,292,212). Other regional data are 11.9 percent of the voters (10,057,130) in south-east; 15.9 percent in south-south (12,841,279); 13.4 percent in north-east (11,289,293); and 15.9 percent in north-central (13, 366,070).
Youth – between 18 and 35 years – constitute the highest number of voters with 51.11 percent at 42,938,458 voters.
Below is the representation of the voters in all the 36 states and the FCT:
S/NSTATESNO OF VOTERS
1Abia 1,932,892
2Adamawa1,973,083
3Akwa Ibom2,119,727
4Anambra2,447,996
5Bauchi2,462,843
6Bayelsa923,182
7Benue2,480,131
8Borno2,315,956
9Cross River1,527,289
10Delta2,845,274
11Ebonyi1,459,933
12Edo2,210,534
13Ekiti909,967
14Enugu1,944,016
15FCT1,344,856
16Gombe1,394,393
17Imo2,272,293
18Jigawa2,111,106
19Kaduna3,932,492
20Kano5,457,747
21Katsina3,230,230
22Kebbi1,806,231
23Kogi1,646,350
24Kwara1,406,457
25Lagos6,570,291
26Nasarawa1,617,786
27Niger2,390,035
28Ogun2,375,003
29Ondo1,822,346
30Osun1,680,498
31Oyo2,934,107
32Plateau2,480,455
33Rivers3,215,273
34Sokoto1,903,166
35Taraba1,777,105
36Yobe1,365,913
37Zamfara1,717,128
Total84,004,084
NEW VOTERS15,170,608
(The Cable)

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