49.5m men and 44.4m women to vote in 2023 election -INEC

49.5m men and 44.4m women to vote in 2023 election -INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given a breakdown of the number of men and women expected to vote in 2023 election.


Speaking in a meeting with the 18 registered political parties on Wednesday, January 11,  INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, revealed that there are 93,469,008 registered voters, comprising 49,054,162 males and 44,414,846 females are eligible to vote in this year’s general elections.


Yakubu further stated that there is no plan to shift, postpone or cancel the elections and other schedules of activities.


The data available shows Lagos State has 7,060,195 registered voters, which is the highest in the country. Kano State takes the second spot with 5,921,370 voters, while Ekiti State has the least with 987,647 registered voters.

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