No card reader, no election in 2019- INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the 2019 decision may be led with the utilization of Card Reader. A best authority of the commission who talked in Abuja on Sunday said that there will be no voting without the Card Reader in the 2019. The authority said that the Card Reader helps the Commission in three different ways, including gelling to affirm that the Permanent Voters Card was issued by INEC, that the biometrics of the holder are right and that the character of the holder is verified however the fingerprints. The authority said that the Commission was set to update. That status of the Card Readers with the end goal that whatever was knowledgeable about the past was not recreated. The authority expressed that piece of the difficulties the Commission had in 2015 was the brutality released in the Card Reader amid the 2015 decision including that in Rivers state alone, the Commission lost 1,321 Card Readers amid that race. Likewise talking on the 30,000 surveying units, the authority said that the commission has precluded the likelihood of formation of 30,000 new surveying units previously the 2019 decision. The official, who talked on state of strict namelessness said that the commission has since discounted the likelihood of making any new surveying units previously the 2019 decision. He said that however the commission could reveal through its watches that a great deal of networks and settlements have outgrown the present number of surveying units in the nation, the contention created around the arrangement made any Nigerians to confound the expectation. The authority refered to the case of Gwarinpa Estate I Abuja which is viewed as the biggest home in Africa however which he said has just nine surveying units including that such illustrations flourish the nation over. “One thing the commission has precluded is the likelihood of making new surveying units previously the 2019 decisions. No surveying units will be made before the 2919 decisions. On the off chance that you make surveying units, you need to populate them, at that point it will make perplexity and you should supplant the voters cards,” the source said including that what the commission has set out to do is to decongest the current surveying units by making voting focuses where voters surpass 500 of every a specific point. As indicated by the authority, the Commission before the organization of Prof Attahiru Jega had no record of the quantity of the Polling Units in the nation however that the review led under the past INEC Chairman yielded 119,793 surveying units. He likewise expressed that the commission won’t add any unit to that current units previously the 2019 decisions. “Under Jega, the commission directed a review of all surveying units . Before then some surveying units were situated in holy places and better places. Be that as it may, with the review, we currently have 119,973 surveying units the nation over and there is not any more dark surveying units across the nation,” the authority expressed.

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