Oct 23, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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VON DG Reels Out Benefits of Electronic Transmission of Election Results

  • Osita Okechukwu, Director General of Voice of Nigeria, has commended the Senate for delivering results electronically before 2023
  • Okechukwu said the performance of the Nigerian Senate is of great use to campaigning in Nigeria
  • According to Okechukwu, the action will end electoral violence and all forms of violence affecting the elections in Nigeria

The Director General of Voice of Nigeria, Osita Okechukwu, applauded the National Assembly legislators on Wednesday October 13 for the introduction of electronic voting results in the electoral law Country.

Vanguard reports that during a conversation with journalists in Abuja, Okechukwu highlighted some of the benefits of electronically submitting election results.

Benefits of electronic submission of election results

Okechukwu said this unique act by National Assembly legislators in collaboration with stakeholders would end a certain degree of impunity that continues to humiliate the national officeholder selection process.

He also said that sending the results electronically would end various forms of electoral banditry in the collation centers and in turn expand Nigeria’s democratic borders.

Relationship between Nigeria’s executive leaders and the legislature

Guardian also reported that DG VON described the relationship between the executive and legislative branches as cordial Would endorse election results in the law.

Okechukwu said:

“The inclusion of electronic results transmission in our electoral dictionary on-laws is a fundamental tonic to banish election collusion bandits. the expansion of our democratic borders. “

The Senate’s decision is a reversal of its earlier decision that INEC can electronically transmit election results with approval.

This followed the Red Chamber’s resolution on a motion entitled: Motion for Retrial, supported by Senator Yahaya Abdullahi.