OSUN 2014: 1.4m Voters Registered To Vote In 3, 379 Polling Centres

Date Posted: August 9, 2014 at 7:10 am

INECThe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released an handbook containing the names, contact addresses and phone numbers of electoral officers across the 30 local government areas of Osun State.

The 18-page book reveals that there are 29 accredited observers out of which 19 are domestic and 10 foreign. It also shows that there are 30 electoral officers, 30 assistant electoral officers (administration) and 30 assistant electoral officers (operations), with their phone numbers and office addresses.

Also found in the handbook is the number of registered voters and voting units. According to the book, 1, 407, 222 voters were registered for the poll that would take place in 3,379 Voting Points.

It also breaks down the data along the 30 local governments, their codes, units, registered voters per council and their voting points.

There are 332 registration areas (RAs), 3,010 units, 1,407,222 registered voters and 3,379 at 1, 407 voting points. Male voters are 661, 395 (47 per cent) while their female counterparts are 745, 828 (53 per cent).

It also contains the names of candidates of 20 political parties, their running mates and members of Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES).

The book, which has the map of Nigeria on its cover, reveals that the population of the state, according to the census figures of 2006, is 3, 423, 535.


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