INE press statement on Nigeria’s upcoming Guber elections and Card Readers

Independent National Electoral Commission has issued a press statement to clarify on the ongoing rumour of whether
card readers will be used in the upcoming Governorship election. Statement below
Independent National Electoral Commission wishes to inform all Nigerians that
Card Readers will be used for the April 11, 2015 Elections.
provision of the Guidelines for the conduct of the which
outlined what is to be done if a Card Reader fails and cannot be replaced by
the Commission within a specified time frame (i.e. Reschedule the election to
the next day) will be enforced.

2.      The relaxation of the Guideline on 28th
March 2015 was only with respect to the Presidential and National Assembly
elections held on that date.
3.      The Commission has reviewed the operation
of the Card Reader in the 28th March Elections, identified the
challenges and has taken adequate measures to address them.
Mrs. Augusta
C. Ogakwu,
to the Commission 

April, 2015

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