The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has disclosed that 2,525,471 registered voters would be participating in the forthcoming November 6 Anambra state governorship election.
INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, who disclosed this at an emergency meeting with political parties, on Friday, said 77,475 valid registrants at the end of the first quarter of the Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, exercise were added to the state’s voters’ register.
“This figure has been added to the existing register of 2,447,996 eligible voters used for the 2019 general election. Accordingly, the number of registered voters in Anambra State now stands at 2,525,471”, Yakubu stated.
INEC had on Thursday published the final list of candidates eligible to participate in the poll.
The list named former Central Bank Governor, Charles Soludo, as candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and Valentine Ozigbo for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
While Andy Uba remained the governorship candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ifeanyi Ubah remained as the Young Progressive Congress (YPP) candidate.