Elections: Why we will not transfer outcomes digitally– INEC


States it’s useless to purchase PVC as ‘we’re far ahead of purchasers’.

By Soni Daniel, Northern Area Editor.

Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, confessed, the other day, that it would not transfer the outcome of this year’s election as commonly anticipated due to absence of an allowing law to enhance its hands in doing so.

However the commission, nevertheless, buffooned desperate political leaders clandestinely purchasing Irreversible Citizens Cards, PVCs, from some oblivious Nigerians with the hope of utilizing very same to attain electoral benefit throughout the surveys.

Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, at a stakeholders’ conference in Abuja, stated it was useless for political leaders to purchase off PVCs from other Nigerians, as the commission had actually developed methods to neutralise such sneaky acts.

Mahmood Yakubu,.

Yakubu stated: “It is useless for political leaders to purchase off PVCs with a view to utilizing them to rig the upcoming elections. A few of the criminals of the act are of the belief that they can in some way hack into our site and use those pvcs.

” It is certainly really unfortunate to state that some political stars are striving to overturn our system. However they will not be successful. I wish to ensure those components that we know what they are doing and to let them understand that we are far ahead of them.”.

INEC partners Authorities to recuperate 2,045 taken PVCs in A-Ibom.

National Commissioner in charge of Operations, Prof Okechukwu Ibeanu, described at the online forum that it would not be possible to transfer the outcome of next month’s election since of the lack of an allowing law to do so.

Ibeanu, nevertheless, stated INEC would have the ability to do so in subsequent elections if the electoral laws are modified to empower the commission to transfer its outcomes digitally.

While validating that making use of event kinds had actually been entirely removed from the surveys, Ibeanu stated, nevertheless, that the election would be carried out mainly with the 2015 Electoral Act, that made space for synchronised accreditation and ballot, utilizing the Smart Card Readers, SCRs.

The commissioner stated the existing EA attends to manual election result transmission and would have been done digitally if the Act had actually been modified to cater for electronic transmission.