2.5m registered voters cleared for Kogi, Bayelsa gov’ship election, INEC reveals


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has revealed that there are 2,467,088 registered voters set to exercise their voting rights during the November 16 governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States.

The electoral body while giving the break down on Monday said 1,646,350 registered voters are for Kogi State, while 867,088 are for Bayelsa State.

According to INEC’s National Commissioner in charge of Kogi, Nasarawa and Kwara, Mohammed Haruna, who disclosed this in Lokoja, a total number of 1,485,828 of the registered voters have collected their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in Kogi state.

Haruna who was speaking at the presentation of the soft copy of the register of voters to the 23 political parties listed for the election, also revealed that commission’s official Register of Voters used for the 2019 general election will be used for the governorship election.



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