The Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee has stated it will be finishing up the accreditation of electoral observers and media via a web-based platform.
Chairman of the fee, Mahmood Yakubu, revealed this on Tuesday throughout a city corridor assembly on ‘Fixing Nigerian elections’ which was organised by YIAGA.
Yakubu stated the social gathering had realized from earlier election performed and the humongous variety of litigations that adopted election conduct.
He stated, “We now have been deepening the utilization of know-how not solely in administration of electoral processes however processes that result in elections.
“We additionally launched the accreditation of observers on-line. The media can be accredited on-line and we stated that events should additionally submit their nominations on-line.
“Recall that earlier than the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship election, we had so many litigations just because the method of submission was guide.
“We learnt from the expertise of what occurred and insisted that each one political events should file their nominations on-line. We created a devoted portal on-line. All of the political events have filed their nominations.”
The INEC Chairman aligned with the necessity for electoral reforms within the nation as he urged political events to do what is true in accordance with the laid down legal guidelines and tips.
“I hope that as a part of the reform we have to introduce on this nation, consideration will deal with the conduct of the bye-election.”Whereas we admire the lawmakers and all these accountable that we reform our electoral course of, from our expertise as a fee, we realised that we’d like electoral reforms and authorized reforms however a lot truly is determined by what the fee makes of its personal independence somewhat than them drawing from statutorily provision.
“We are going to proceed to make sure we do what we have now to do courageously to make sure that we obtain the free, truthful and credible election that we require,” Yakubu added.