A Nigerian Politician and Senator, Enyinnaya Abaribe has replied Senate President, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan over his statement about the transmission of electronic result.
Punch Newspaper gathered that Senators in the upper chamber of the National Assembly are set to vote on the mode of transmission of results by the Independent National Electoral Commission on election day.
The Senate Committee on the matter had recommended in Section 52(3) that, INEC “may transmit results of elections by electronic means where and when practicable.”
However, There was disagreement between the Senators over the mode of transmission of results by the Independent National Electoral Commission on election day.
Trouble started when the red chamber attempted to amend Clause 52 (3) of the new Electoral Act.
While reacting, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe called from a division to challenge the Senate president's judgement on Article 52 on electronic transmission after the closed-door session. He added that he want Nigerians to be aware of who they are voting for and which candidate have the highest vote.
Source: Daily Times Nigeria's Post
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