The Independent National Electoral Commission says only 35 per cent of registered voters voted in the just concluded presidential elections.

According to the data just released by the commission the percentage represents 28,614,190 people who cast their votes during the elections, representing 0.19 per cent less than the accredited voters, who made up a total of 35.66 per cent, that is 29,364, 209 of the total registered voters.

Furthermore, the data showed that just 33.18 per cent, that is over 27 million, out of the over 82 million registered voters were the valid votes that informed the final decision.

Kano State recorded the highest number of votes cast with over 1.9 million and over 1.8 million valid votes.

Similarly, Jigawa recorded the highest rate of voter turnout, with 55.67 per cent, that is 1,171,801, out of its registered voters that showed up for accreditation.

This was followed by Katsina State, with 48.45 per cent and Sokoto state, 46 per cent valid voters.

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