ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF RESULTS WILL REDUCE ELECTORAL FRAUD-WIKE- 14th Oct 2021, 09:48am
Streams State Governor, Nyesom Wike has communicated that electronic transmission of results whenever embraced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), will decrease electing extortion.
He expressed this during a meeting in Port Harcourt, the state capital, on Tuesday.
Wike complimented the National Assembly for engaging INEC to decide the method of transmission of results.
He portrayed the parliament's move as a welcome turn of events.
He said the cycle would be a confidence in the country's electing framework that would likewise decrease political race cases.
He anyway asked the National Assembly not to not to choose for ideological groups, the strategy to be embraced in the direct of their essential political race as been suggested in certain provisions in the Electoral Act Repeal and Re-Enactment bill.
"Since the outcome will be sent electronically, no chance for gear," he said. "Just the individuals who backing fixing are against results to be sent electronically.
"In the event that any legislator accepts that the person has done well for individuals, you will realize that that government official won't be apprehensive and will say 'however you need to send the outcome, I am free for it yet I need it to be straightforward.
"I need individuals to believe in the electing framework to help INEC so no one goes to assault INEC authorities."