The Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC), has stated that it was reviewing its adopted applied sciences for elections, with the view of introducing new ones to enhance the conduct of the elections within the nation forward of 2023.
Mr. Nick Dazang, the INEC Director of Voter Training and Publicity Division (VEP), said this on Tuesday, at a workshop for the division on the “Assessment of Nationwide Voter Training Handbook” held in Keffi, Nasarawa State.
Dazang, talking with journalists on the sideline of the workshop, disclosed that INEC started the method for digital voting since 2004 when it launched optic map registration varieties.
Dazang stated, “After that in 2010, the fee launched the usage of direct knowledge seize machines, after which expanded the usage of the machines within the conduct of the 2011 election.
“So, we’ve began the method way back to 2004, culminating in the usage of the Good Card Reader (SCR) and the Everlasting Voter Playing cards (PVCs) that we additionally utilized in 2015.
“However the fee is reviewing this course of with a view to upgrading and enhancing the conduct of elections in 2023.
“The fee desires to introduce new applied sciences that’ll assist deepen the conduct of the elections and likewise enhance on them. So the fee is working assiduously on that.
“Very quickly, when the Fee has taken a place, it’ll come out and clarify to Nigerians how that is going to be executed.”