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2023: EIGHT MILLION NIGERIAN YOUTHS REGISTER FOR PVC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that over 8 million youths completed the Continuous Voter Registration exercise which got concluded last Sunday.

According to the Commission in its latest voter statistics released, there were 10,487,972 fresh registrants, while 12,298,944 persons completed their registrations.

The demography states further that 8,784,677 of these were composed of young people.

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A breakdown of the report states that about 71 percent of the newly registered voters are youths between the ages of 18 and 34 while about 2.4 million are between ages 35 and 49. Those between ages 50 and 69 are about 856, 017 while about 127, 541 are over 70.

It was further revealed that more women registered during the latest CVR than men.

The North-West geopolitical zone recorded the highest number of registered voters, followed by the South-West, South-South as third highest, then the North-Central.

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