The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that 22.6% of the registered voters from June 28, 2021 and July 31, 2022 are invalid.
This represents 2,780,756 out of the total 12,298,944 completed voters registration recorded by INEC within this period.
The commission disclosed this on Wednesday as it released Analysis of Registered Voters from 28th June 2021 to 31st July 2022.
Breakdown by states shows that Bayelsa has the highest rate of invalid voters, as 69.2% of the completed registration within this period are invalid.
The state has 444,652 completed voters registration within the period under review with 307,513 marked as invalid by INEC. Thus only 137,139 are valid.
Bayelsa is followed by Ebonyi, with 59.8% invalid registration, which represents 240,063 out of the 401,510 completed registration within this period.
Ebonyi is followed by Ekiti and Rivers with 38.8% and 33.0% invalid registrations respectively.
Zamfara state has the lowest rate of invalid registration, 11.2%, which represents 26,679 of the total 211,970 completed registration. It is followed by Kwara with 13.0% invalid registration representing 43,008 of the 330,401 total registration in the state within the period.
#CVR: Analysis of Registered Voters from 28th June 2021 to 31st July 2022
✓ Completed = 12,298,944
✓ Valid = 9,518,188
✓ Invalid Registration = 2,780,756#NigeriaDecides2023 pic.twitter.com/3k0JueangK
— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) October 26, 2022
Ifunanya Ikueze is an Engineer, Safety Professional, Writer, Investor, Entrepreneur and Educator.
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