INEC insists it's ready for electronic transmission of election results

Post Edited: INEC insists it’s ready for electronic transmission of election results

9/26/2021 12:34:00 PM

Post Edited: INEC insists it’s ready for electronic transmission of election results

INEC reiterated its stance weeks after Nigerian lawmakers refused to give the electoral body the legal permission for electronic transmission of election results.

Largely voting along party lines, the Senate rejected the electronic transmission of results while the House of Representatives ruled that it should only be done after INEC gets the permission of the National Communication Commission and the National Assembly.

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Both chambers of the National Assembly are set to meet to harmonise their positions before a final amended bill is sent to President Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law.INEC reiterates stancePREMIUM TIMES reported how INEC repeatedly stated that it was ready for the electronic transmission of results.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the commission disclosed its stance again in a “Position Paper No.1/2021 Electronic Transmission of Election” released on Saturday, in Abuja.The commission stated that the available national infrastructure, including mobile network coverage were adequate to provide for electronic transmission of election results. headtopics.com

In the paper, INEC expressed its belief that electronic transmission of results would improve the quality of election results management, while its engagement with stakeholders had shown that the Nigerian public supported electronic transmission of election results.

“The technology and national infrastructure to support this are adequate.“Consequently, if the choice was up to INEC, the commission prefers to transmit election results electronically once the necessary legal framework is provided,” it said.The objectives of the position paper, according to INEC, was to explain the desirability of electronic transmission of results as an electoral reform issue in Nigeria today, adding that it was also to clarify the position of INEC on some of the central issues around e-transmission of results.

“To build a consensus on electronic transmission of results as an electoral reform issue based on a shared understanding of its desirability towards the 2023 general election,” is also another reason, INEC explained.The commission disclosed that for over a decade it had piloted the electronic transmission of election results via Short Messaging System (SMS) for off-cycle and bye-elections in 2011.

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