84 Million Nigerians Registered To Vote: Lagos, Kano Top List

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Lagos and Kano are the states with the highest number of registered voters in the country.

The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this to reporters in Abuja on January 7, 2019.

According to him, the electoral body has registered more than 84 million Nigerians to vote in the 2019 general elections.

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Lagos has 6,570,291 registered voters while 5,457,747 people registered in Kano.

A breakdown of the 84 million registered voters according to gender, occupation, and age distribution is shown in Fig. I and Fig. II respectively.

Read the full breakdown of the figure in the table below, according to the various states.

S/N STATES NUMBER OF REGISTERED VOTERS
1 ABIA 1,932,892
2 ADAMAWA 1,973,083
3 AKWA IBOM 2,119,727
4 ANAMBRA 2,447,996
5 BAUCHI 2,462,843
6 BAYELSA 923,182
7 BENUE 2,480,131
8 BORNO 2,315,956
9 CROSS RIVER 1,527,289
10 DELTA 2,845,274
11 EBONYI 1,459,933
12 EDO 2,210,534
13 EKITI 909,967
14 ENUGU 1,944,016
15 GOMBE 1,394,393
16 IMO 2,272,293
17 JIGAWA 2,111,106
18 KADUNA 3,932,492
19 KANO 5,457,747
20 KATSINA 3,230,230
21 KEBBI 1,806,231
22 KOGI 1,646,350
23 KWARA 1,406,457
24 LAGOS 6,570,291
25 NASARAWA 1,617,786
26 NIGER 2,390,035
27 OGUN 2,375,003
28 ONDO 1,822,346
29 OSUN 1,680,498
30 OYO 2,934,107
31 PLATEAU 2,480,455
32 RIVERS 3,215,273
33 SOKOTO 1,903,166
34 TARABA 1,777,105
35 YOBE 1,365,913
36 ZAMFARA 1,717,128
37 FCT 1,344,856

Source: channelstv