The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been advised by the United States to fix technical difficulties purportedly related to the use of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System before the March 11 gubernatorial and state assembly elections (BVAS).
Source: Daily Trust
Ned Price, a spokesperson for the State Department, said in a statement that Nigerians should have high hopes for their country's democratic processes in the recently ended Presidential election and that they had every reason to be concerned about these issues.
We urge INEC to make improvements in the areas that require the most attention before the elections on March 11 along with other international observers.
"We comprehend the frustration that many Nigerians and various parties have voiced with the way the process was carried out.
They have also expressed dissatisfaction with the technical aspects' flaws that were deployed for the first time during a presidential election cycle, he added.
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