The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has made available the total number of Registered Voters for the elections to the 18 registered political parties in Nigeria.
The registered voters list was handed over to the representatives of all the political parties by INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu at a meeting with political parties held at the Commission’s Conference Hall, Maitama, Abuja on Wednesday, January 11, 2023.
A closer look at the list shows that out of the 93, 469, 008 persons who are on the register, 49, 054, 162 are male while 44, 414, 846 are female.
But the Voter Distribution shows that male accounted for 52.5% and 47.5% female even as Occupational Distribution saw Students having the highest number of 26, 027, 481 or 27.8% voters while farmers and fishermen/women are 14, 742, 554 or 15.8%.
Lagos tops the list with 7,060,195 registered voters followed by Kano with 5,921,370.