• INEC to adopt electronic voting in 2019, says Yakubu

    INEC to adopt electronic voting in 2019, says Yakubu

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed plans to adopt the use of electronic voting in 2019 general elections.

    The electoral umpire chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made this known during a meeting with executives of the Forum of State Independent Electoral Commission (SIECs), who visited him at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja.

    Prof. Yakubu noted that the commission was working to replace the manual process with modern technology in the conduct of elections.

    He said: “We can no longer continue to conduct […]