Thursday, February 21, 2019 6.20PM /
Ottoabasi Abasiekong for Proshare WebTV
The Independent National Electoral Commission today
through its Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu gave updates on key developments
around its preparation for the elections.
He also clarified certain issues raised by the media
and also used the occasion to give further briefing on the plans of the
electoral body for the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
We bring you the breakdown of the major highlights of
the INEC media briefing in numbers.
The total number of registered Nigerian
voters for the 2019 elections are 84,004,084 across the country.
Out of the 84 million registered voters in
the country, 72.77million Permanent Voters Cards have been collected.
This constitutes 86.63% of all the PVC s
distributed in the country.
This is the number of PVCs that have not
been collected by Nigerians which makes it 13% of the total distributed.
According to INEC the total number of
states that have experienced the full deployment of electoral materials for the
elections is 19 out of 36.
The remaining 17 States are expected to
receive their materials by latest Friday February 22, 2019.
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