Sign in
Download Opera News App

News Politics




Nigeria politics

No going back on electronic transmission of election results - INEC.

The Independent National Electoral Commission,INEC has said there is no going back on the electronic transmission of results from polling units in future elections unless the National assembly enacts a law to stop it from doing so.

Mr. Olusegun Agbaje, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Ogun State stated that INEC already has enough law that capacitated it to transmit election results electronically except if the national assembly said it can no longer go ahead.

In his words, Mr. Agbaje said: "if they are going to make a new law that will incapacitated us that will be too bad. With the shouts of Nigerians, the social media, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders, I believe the National Assembly will do the right thing so that INEC can go ahead".

He continued by saying: "to the INEC we are very much ready and we have the capacity to do it to the admiration of Nigerians. But if the national assembly decides we cannot use it, well for the coming elections in Anambra later this year , Ekiti and Osun elections later next year, we are going to do it"

Content created and supplied by: Unveiler (via Opera News )

INEC Independent National Electoral Commission National Assembly Nigerians Ogun State


Load app to read more comments