2019 ELECTION RESULTS WILL BE TRANSMITTED ELECTRONICALLY – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Tuesday it has developed a technology that would enable it transmit election results electronically direct from polling units to the states’ headquarters. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Ebonyi, Prof. Godswill Obioma, disclosed this at a meeting with faith-based organizations in Abakaliki.

According to him, the new technology is part of efforts by the Commission to eliminate rigging, electoral frauds and other irregularities and to ensure the enthronement of credibility and transparency in the electoral process.

Obioma reassured the electorate that their votes would count in the 2019 general elections and urged them to participate in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR).