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

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Updated February 7, 2019

 

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/NSTATESNUMBER OF REGISTERED VOTERS
1ABIA1,932,892
2ADAMAWA1,973,083
3AKWA IBOM2,119,727
4ANAMBRA2,447,996
5BAUCHI2,462,843
6BAYELSA923,182
7BENUE2,480,131
8BORNO2,315,956
9CROSS RIVER1,527,289
10DELTA2,845,274
11EBONYI1,459,933
12EDO2,210,534
13EKITI909,967
14ENUGU1,944,016
15GOMBE1,394,393
16IMO2,272,293
17JIGAWA2,111,106
18KADUNA3,932,492
19KANO5,457,747
20KATSINA3,230,230
21KEBBI1,806,231
22KOGI1,646,350
23KWARA1,406,457
24LAGOS6,570,291
25NASARAWA1,617,786
26NIGER2,390,035
27OGUN2,375,003
28ONDO1,822,346
29OSUN1,680,498
30OYO2,934,107
31PLATEAU2,480,455
32RIVERS3,215,273
33SOKOTO1,903,166
34TARABA1,777,105
35YOBE1,365,913
36ZAMFARA1,717,128
37FCT1,344,856