INEC Yet To Decide On Bayelsa & Kogi Polls : The freelance National Electoral Commission has not taken any call on whether or not to experiment the electronic transmission of leads to the forthcoming office election in Bayelsa and Kogi states scheduled for November, 16.
The commission, however, aforementioned it might meet in due course on the problem, taking into thought laws and rules guiding the conduct of elections in Nigeria.
The Director of citizen Education and substance in INEC, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, spoke in associate degree interview with our correspondent on Mon.
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He said, “No call (has been taken) therein regard by the commission. i feel it (INEC leadership) can meet in due course regarding|to contemplate} it (experimentation about the electronic transmission of results).
“It (the commission) can take into thought all necessary factors, as well as the law and rules governing the elections, in addition as supplying, technical and monetary concerns.
Our correspondent had rumored on Independence Day that the Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, avoided queries from journalists on the tilt encompassing the employment of a server within the 2019 general elections, once he aforementioned, “we merely cannot discuss a live matter in court.”
Yakubu had avoided the queries throughout a gathering with media practitioners in Abuja to review the 2019 general elections.
He was asked to clarify the contradictions between the statements created by him and alternative Resident Electoral Commissioners of INEC before the election.According to him, there was nothing the commission might do regarding the enquiries and tilt regarding the server issue.
Yakubu had aforementioned, “Under our jurisprudence, you can’t discuss a matter in court. you’ve got quoted extravagantly from statements created by officers of the commission within the context of hope that we have a tendency to were progressing to do bound things.”