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Northern youths blast Senate for rejecting electronic transmission of election results




The Northern Youths Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has expressed concern with the bulk members of the Senate standing in opposition to the implementation of the digital transmission of outcomes for future elections within the nation.


The NYCN mentioned it acquired with impolite shock the try by the Senate to share the powers of the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) with the Nationwide Meeting and Nigerian Communication Fee (NCC) within the ongoing modification of the Electoral Act.

Its President, Isah Abubakar, in an announcement famous, “The choice of the vast majority of members of the Senate that have been current within the plenary was completed in unhealthy mild. The Senate places partisan curiosity above Nationwide Curiosity. Many of the Senators have failed Nigerians, therefore, their solely hope for political relevance rests solely on rigged elections.”

The group famous that the motion of the senators is drawing the nation backward and making an attempt to additional make sure the rigging of elections in any respect means and never permit the need of the electorates to prevail.

Based on the group, it reminded these behind the choice to notice that whereas they’re in mattress with their governor’s and the President as we speak, they’ll seemingly discover themselves within the opposition get together, and their hope for political survival will rely purely on clear and credible elections.

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The group additional famous that each one hope will not be misplaced as it’s optimistic that the 360 members of the Home of Representatives would stand with Nigerians and assure digital transmission of outcomes.

The group requested, “How can card readers which might be working for the accreditation course of in all polling items of the Federation immediately develop into problematic or not having Community for transmission of outcomes?”

The Northern Youths Council of Nigeria mentioned it might proceed to assist clear elections with a view to promote Nationwide unity and cohesion and enjoined different Nigerians to do the identical.

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