Nigeria Will Starts E-Voting In 2021 – INEC
In the wake of way of life adjustments occasioned because of the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has stated it would be adopting greater technological equipmentin discharging its mandate, disclosing of its unravel to pioneer digital balloting in the country via 2021.
This was once as the electoral umpire decried the rising fee of elections in the country, pronouncing it would be liaising with the National Assembly to see how political events can nominate replacements for lifeless representatives in line with a Supreme Court judgment that votes belong to the events and no longer individuals.
INEC disclosed this in a report launched Monday in Abuja which was tagged, “Policy on Conducting Elections in the Context of the Covid-19 Pandemic”, and signed via its Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.
The fee additionally introduced that voters withoutface masks would be disallowed from vote casting in the drawing close governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states.