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INEC: Lagos, Kano, Kaduna top voters register

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INEC: Lagos, Kano, Kaduna top voters register
Analysis of the preliminary of voters register has shown Lagos, Kano, Kaduna, Rivers, Katsina and Oyo states have the highest number.

A breakdown indicates that Lagos has 7.57 per cent; Kano, 6.34 per cent; Kaduna, 4.65 per cent; Rivers, 3.77 per cent; Katsina, 3.76 per cent and Oyo 3.51 per cent, indicating that the six states constitute 27.68m or 29.59 per cent of the entire registered voters.

INEC: Lagos, Kano, Kaduna top voters register

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Wednesday, also added that the voter register had swollen up to 93.5m.

Lagos, Kano, Kaduna and Rivers states lead with 7,075,192; 5,927,565; 4,345,469 and 3,532,990, respectively.

They are followed by Katsina with 3,519,260 and Oyo, with 3,275,045.

Further analysis also revealed that the North-West geopolitical zone, which comprises the seven states of Kano, Katsina, Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara and Jigawa, with a total of 22.27m voters, has the highest number of registered voters.

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