Breaking: INEC Registers 82.1m Electorates —Yakubu
The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahood, on Wednesday, disclosed that over 82.1 million electorates have been registered by the electoral body.
Mahmud who made this known before Senate Committee on INEC revealed that 140 applications have been received by the Commission for the registration of Political Parties.
He however said that the Commission will not register any of the political parties because the political parties cannot be registered six months to the general elections.
He said that there is 17.1 percent increases in the number of electorates.
He also revealed that 48 political parties will be contesting for Osun state governorship election.