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INEC develops technology to enable electronic voting

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-The technology would curb electoral mapractices as well as other irregularities – INEC

-2019 Elections would be done electronically – INEC

INEC develops technology to allow electronic voting

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has created a technology that would allow it transmit election results electronically direct from polling units to the states’ headquarters.

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Ebonyi, Prof. Godswill Obioma, made the revelation on Tuesday at a meeting with faith-based organizations in Abakaliki.

Obioma said the new technology is part of plans by INEC to end rigging,other electoral malpractices and irregularities and ensure the credibility and transparency is upheld in the electoral process.

Obioma reassured the electorate that their votes would count in the 2019 general elections and urged them to participate in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR).

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Updated on December 15, 2017 at 8:05 am