Independent National Electoral Commission
The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to allow the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar to inspect all electoral materials used during the just concluded general elections.
In the wee hours of the day, Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission announced the results of Nigeria's presidential elections that were held on Saturday the 23rd of February after two days of counting the results.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman, Uche Secondus has said that some of the Presidential Election results from states being announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at its collation centre in Abuja, were incorrect and unacceptable by the party.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council, Director of Planning and Monitoring, Babatunde Fashola, has disagreed with the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, on the call for the resignation of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.
The INEC card reader is a portable Electronic voting authentication device configured to read only the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) issued by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).The card reader was designed specifically for the accreditation process, authentication of eligible voters before voting. The machine was configured to read only the PVCs of a particular polling unit and can only work on election day.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room expresses disappointment and shock at the postponement of the polls in spite of the assurances by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) thateverything was ready for the elections.