INEC admits hitches, insists on BVAS deployment for guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has admitted that there were hitches in the presidential and National Assembly elections conducted on February 25 across the country.


This was disclosed by the INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Saturday, at the meeting with the Resident Electoral Commissioners in Abuja.


Yakubu told the RECs that it was imperative for the commission to review performances from last Saturday’s election.


He noted that the elections were painstakingly done but it came with issues ranging from technology, delay by election officials, and attitudes of political parties’ agents among others.


The INEC Chairman stated that a lot of lessons have been learnt from the presidential elections ahead of the Governorship and State Assembly elections.

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