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Electronic transmission of election results: Gbajabiamila advises INEC, NCC

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The Speaker of the Home of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has urged the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) and the Nigerian Communications Fee (NCC) to work collectively to conduct credible elections in Nigeria amid the digital transmission of outcomes.

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Gbajabiamila disclosed this whereas briefing newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja.

He stated INEC was empowered by Nigeria’s legal guidelines and the structure to conduct elections, whereas the NCC has the mandate by way of know-how.

“INEC is empowered by our legal guidelines and the structure to conduct elections, and NCC has the mandate by way of know-how and capability and all of that.

“So they should work collectively for us to have credible elections,” Gbajabiamila stated.

DAILY POST remembers that that is coming lower than every week after the Home of Representatives was thrown into confusion as members debated part 52(2) of the electoral modification act invoice, which offers with digital transmission.

PDP policymakers walked out of a session final Friday after Ahmed Wase, the presiding officer, insisted that part 52(2) had been carried.

However an Government Commissioner on the NCC, Adeleke Adewolu, instructed lawmakers on the Home of Representatives that solely 50 per cent of Nigeria has the 3G protection required for transmission.

In the meantime, INEC has since insisted it has the capability to transmit election outcomes electronically from distant areas throughout the nation.

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