The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has noted that fresh registration in the third quarter of the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) nationwide has hit 5,173,335.
In the INEC weekly update on CVR for Quarter 3, Week 3, in Abuja on Monday, INEC disclosed that 2,665,421 registrants had completed online and physical registration.
This according to the updated statistics encompassed 1,344,813 males, and 1,320,608 females.
The statistics specified that 24,723 of the figure were Persons Living With Disability (PWDS) and 1,854,371 were youth between the ages of 18 and 34.
INEC added that of the 2,665,421 persons that had completed their registration, 1,092,742 did it online, while 1,572,679 did physical registration.
Newsmen reports that the update also revealed that INEC had received 8,550,561 applications.
The total figure includes applications for voter transfer, requests for replacement of Permanent Voter Cards and update of voter information records, among others.
Gender distribution of the applications revealed that “4,572,235 were male and 3,978,326 were female”, while 87,733 of the applications were from PWDS across all categories.