The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that 195,591 citizens have completed their physical registration, as at 7:00a.m Monday, August 9, 2021.
The INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, who made the disclosure in a statement, said the number of online fresh registrants is now 1,609,981.
According to him, “The online pre-registration of voters has now entered its 7th week. In order to keep Nigerians informed about the progress of the exercise, the Commission has been publishing weekly updates.
“From last week, the update combines both the completed online pre-registration and the in-person registration statistics”.
He noted that a detailed distribution of the registrants by State/FCT, gender, occupation, disability and type of registration has been uploaded on the Commission’s website and social media platforms.
The Commission appealed to all eligible citizens to seize the opportunity of both the online and in-person processes to register as voters.