The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) revealed on Friday that at least 1.72 million persons are eligible to vote in the Edo State governorship election.
In a document released to journalists and titled: “Delimitation of Edo State,” the commission added that 483,796 eligible voters would not participate in the exercise.
It said the ineligible voters failed to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).
According to INEC, there were 2,210,534 registered voters in the state as at August 2018.
However, only 1,726,738 collected their PVCs.