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Nigeria: INEC Statement on Election Day Polling

Abiodun Alade | Vanguard   in 
March 28, 2015

Prof. Attahiru Jega, the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the use of manual accreditation in areas that the Smart Card Readers malfunctioned during the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the country.

He also extended the exercise till Sunday in where the elections were not held, directing all Resident Electoral Commissioners in the country to conduct the election on Sunday in areas where there were hitches.

Here is a statement from the Independent National Electoral Commission.

INEC has been monitoring field reports on the accreditation process since commencement this morning. Whereas the process has gone well in several places, in some others it has encountered some challenges especially the card readers.

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