INEC Hopeful of Electoral Reforms Before General Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC says it is hopeful that the electoral laws will be amended before the next general election. 

The Chief press secretary to INEC Chairman, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi who stated this during a media parley with journalists in Akure hinted that the laws were hampering the use of some certain technologies in conducting elections. 

Mr Oyekanmi said INEC was committed to deepening the use of technology hence the reason behind electronic voter registration starting on 28th of June to August. 

Mr Oyekanmi who enjoined Nigerians that could not login for the process to visit any registration point and do the exercise however warned against double registration. 

Speaking on the forth coming governorship elections in Anambra, Ekiti and Osun state, Mr Oyekanmi informed that security measures were being stepped up to prevent sabotage of the electoral process and by extension INEC offices. 

Augustina Okinedo

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