The Chairman of the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has assured Nigerians that the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) might be used within the forthcoming governorship and state legislature elections.
Yakubu gave the peace of mind on Saturday in a gathering with all state Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) on the INEC headquarters in Abuja.
In accordance with him, the BVAS machines might be used for the elections, although the units are being reviewed to keep away from a repeat of the glitches recorded with final Saturday’s elections.
“On Election Day expertise, the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) will as soon as once more be deployed for voter accreditation and consequence administration,” Yakubu stated.
“The deployment of BVAS has gone a protracted option to sensitize voter accreditation as might be seen from the results of current elections.
“Since final week, the Fee has intensified the evaluation of the expertise to make sure that glitches skilled, notably with the add of outcomes are rectified. We’re assured that going ahead the system will run optimally.”
The assembly was held precisely one week after the presidential and Nationwide Meeting elections, and one week to the governorship and state meeting elections.
In his welcome remarks, the INEC Chairman famous that the assembly was to evaluation performances on the final week’s elections, including that there have been classes to be learnt from final week’s elections, particularly because it pertains to logistics administration.
He urged the RECs to work more durable to make sure that the governorship elections don’t expertise the identical glitches recorded with the final elections, whereas calling for disciplining of employees members who erred.