Anambra guber: INEC to deploy e-tracking, 6200 smart card readers

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The Independent a National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that it will deploy 6200 Smart Card Readers and equally make use of e-tracking for the November 18 Anambra State governorship  election.

Chairman of the Commission, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu who made the disclosure during a consultative forum with media establishments, also assured that though there is no logistic problem so far, the Commission will not adopt e-transmission in the election.

He said that while 5200 card readers have been tested, trusted and ready for deployment, the remaining 1000 machines are still undergoing test, just as he equally disclosed that the Commission might conduct a bye-election for the vacant State Assembly election on the same day with the Anambra governorship poll.

 

 


Source: Sun

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