The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed the numbers of eligible in the upcoming governorship election in Anambra State to be 2,158,171. The election holds on November 18, 2017.
Bimbo Oladunjoye, who represented the department of ICT of the INEC, disclosed this in Akwa yesterday as political parties are presented with the Register of Voters (RV).
Oladunjoye further noted that females voter takes 50.3 per cent of the total voters, with 49.6 per cent males, with students taking the largest percentage.
Meanwhile, INEC has revealed that 300,000 more ad-hoc staff would be deployed in the 2019 general elections, totalling one million. About 700,000 were engaged in the 2015 general elections.
This was disclosed by the INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmud Yakub during interactive session with Senate Committee on election matters yesterday.