The Independent National Electoral Commission
(INEC) said it had registered 96,513 eligible voters
in Jigawa State, in the ongoing voters’ registration
The secretary of the commission in Jigawa State,
Ahmed Ado Daneji, disclosed this while speaking to
newsmen in Dutse, the state capital.
He said the number includes those who visited the
commission’s office to register and those who do it
Daneji said out of the number, forty-nine thousand
two hundred and thirty-four were men, while forty-
seven thousand two hundred and seventy-nine were
The secretary said so far only 162 Special Needs
have been registered in the state.
According to him “although the commission had
informed the leaders of the Special Needs
Association to mobilize their members on the
importance of this voter registration yet only 162
He said the commission is satisfied with the
number of registered voters, compared to other
states whose populations were not as large as
Daneji said there were more than 77,000 voters
cards in the commission which had not been
received by the owners.
He, therefore, called on those who have registered
since 2018 and did not collect their own to visit
INEC offices to collect their voter cards.