The ongoing reconfiguration of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) machines used during the presidential and National Assembly elections on 25 February will end on Monday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission had postponed the governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections scheduled to hold on 11 March to 18 March in order to be able to reconfigure the BVAS.
Consequently, all activities pertaining to the polls were rescheduled, including the inspection of sensitive materials at the Central Bank of Nigeria by the political parties.
INEC took the decision at its management meeting, which was convened on Wednesday after the Court of Appeal gave it the go-ahead to reconfigure the BVAS machines.
The commission said it could not go ahead with the governorship poll as earlier scheduled because it needed time to reconfigure the BVAS machines, which were used for the presidential election on 25 February.
The Court of Appeal had dismissed an application by Labour Party challenging the reconfiguration of the BVAS used for the presidential poll, whose outcome Labour Party had rejected.
The appellate court panel held that allowing the objections of the Labour Party and its presidential candidate, Peter Obi, would amount to “tying the hands of the respondent (INEC).”
An official who spoke on condition of anonymity explained that BVAS reconfiguration had been completed for some states while others would be concluded on Monday
“Most states have finished the reconfiguration and the remaining ones will all finish on Monday,” A source said.
The source also gave the assurance that the governorship and state Houses of Assembly election results would be transmitted on INEC’s result-viewing portal, noting that the glitches that delayed the uploading of presidential poll results had been rectified.
He said “The polling unit results will be transmitted on the IReV portal. Indeed, the ones for the 25 February election have almost all been downloaded after we fixed the hitch that had made it difficult to do so”.
On materials distribution ahead of the governorship poll, the official said the sensitive materials would be re-distributed on Wednesday.
“We had completed the distribution of non-sensitive materials before we had to shift the 11 March date for the state elections by a week. Some states had started moving the sensitive materials before the change of date. We have had to return them to the Central Bank of Nigeria for safekeeping in consultation with all stakeholders, including party officials and the police.
“We will move them back to the local governments beginning from Wednesday”.
Chupandole la verga_ami novio
3 April 2023 at 5:19 pm
hi!,I rreally like yoir weiting vey much! perccentage wwe
keep up a correspondence more aboyt your poost on AOL? I require a specialist in this space tto nravel my
problem. Maybe that’s you! Taing a look forward too see you.
6 April 2023 at 2:56 am
Its sch as you learn my thoughts! Youu seem to grasp sso much approximatepy
this, like you wrote thee book in it orr something.
I eel thatt you simpy could do wwith sone percent to forhe the message house a little bit, however other
tan that, that iss wonderful blog. A fanttastic read.
I’ll definitely bee back.
9 April 2023 at 9:58 am
fanhtastic pput up, very informative. I ponder why the other
experts off his sector do not understand this.
You should continue your writing. I’m confident, youu have
a great readers’ base already!
15 April 2023 at 9:22 pm
Hey I know thos iis off topic but I wass woindering if yyou knew off any widgets I could addd to my blog tjat automatically
tweett my newest twittrer updates. I’ve een looking for a plug-in likle this
foor quite some tiume and waas hopimg mzybe youu would have
some experience with somethying like this. Please let mee kjow iff you
runn into anything. I trtuly enjoy reading your blog and I look forward
tto yohr new updates.
16 April 2023 at 4:55 am
Thahks foor ones maarvelous posting! I quit enjoyed readihg it, you wjll be a great author.I will bee sure
tto bookmark yopur bloig and definitely will come back at some point.
I wantt to encoujrage one to contiue your grewat writing, havee a nice day!
18 April 2023 at 3:17 am
Ahaa, its nihe discussion on the topic of thiis piece oof wrditing here aat this blog, I have read alll
that, so at this timne me also commenting here.
20 April 2023 at 5:12 am
Excellennt post. I used tto be cnecking constantly thjis weblog and
I’m inspired! Extremely useul information partticularly thee lasst part 🙂 I deal with such informtion a lot.I used too bee seeking this certain information for a veryy
long time. Thank you annd good luck.
25 April 2023 at 3:17 am
A motivating didcussion is definitely worth comment.
I think that you need too publijsh more about thiis issue,
itt migght not be a taboo subject but usually ppeople don’t talk abgout such issues.
To the next! Kiind regards!!
26 April 2023 at 10:29 pm
Do you mind if I quote a feew of your posts as long ass I proide credit annd sourrces back to your website?
My blog iss in the vety sazme area of interest aas yours and myy user
woud genuinely benefut feom some of the information yoou proviee here.
Please lett mme know if this okasy wioth you.
12 May 2023 at 8:33 pm
Hi too all, how is thhe wholpe thing, I think eery
one is getting more from ths site, annd ypur views
aree pleasant foor new viewers.
16 May 2023 at 5:03 am
Having read this I thougnt it was rather enlightening. I appreciate you taking
the time and ffort to pput thius artgicle together.
I once again find myself personally spoending a lot of time both reaing and posting comments.
Butt sso what, iit wass still woth it!