Nearly Four Million Nigerians Register for CVR—INEC

November 2, 2021
INEC officials

By Ashemiriogwa Emmanuel

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that nearly four million Nigerians have enrolled for the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) as the record on the number of fresh registrants has reached 3,899,238.

According to the commission weekly CVR update: Quarter 2, Week 4, released on Monday, November 1, 2021, the highest number of online registrants was recorded in Osun State with 453,949, ahead of Delta which recorded 297,396, then followed by Bayelsa at 252,534.

On the other hand, Yobe and Abia recorded the lowest number of online registration with 18,600 and 19,308 respectively but was behind Kebbi where 23,758 registration was recorded at the time.

Zooming into the statistical report, a total of 769,359 males and 740,630 females across Nigeria constituted the 1,509,989 registrants who have completed online and physical registration, of which 15,903 were people living with disabilities.

INEC, in the report, also disclosed that processing that has to do with Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) such as transfer, request for replacement of PVCs, as well as update of voter information record, has, at the time of releasing the report, saw the application of 5,940,567 persons.

This was made up of 3,204,729 males, 2,735,838 females, and 66,238 people with disabilities across the country.

The Chairman of the commission has said that the process and implementation of the CVR have enabled voter registration easier, more accessible, and user-friendly not only to the multitude of prospective registrants but also to registered voters who may wish to transfer their registration or have had their Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) missing or defaced.

Nigerians who are yet to register are expected to take advantage of the services offered by the Commission through this portal, or INEC state or LGA offices nationwide open from Monday to Friday (9 am to 3 pm).

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