Saturday, 17 June 2017

INEC Explains Why They Reject Solar-Powered E-Voting Machine




INEC Explains Why They Reject Solar-Powered E-Voting Machine

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has rejected the solar-powered electronic voting robot made by the National Agency of Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), after the INEC chairman, Prof. Yakubu Mahmoud.

According to sources at the meeting, held once closed doors, expressed fears that the robot could fail in the center of the exercise and make miserable, leading to litigation adjoining the commission.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has rejected the solar-powered electronic voting robot made by the National Agency of Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), after the INEC chairman, Prof. Yakubu Mahmoud, according to sources at the meeting, held astern closed doors, expressed fears that the machine could fail moreover the exercise and be the matter together together surrounded by, leading to litigation bordering-door-door to the commission.

The machine which was formally presented to INEC National Chairman, Prof. Yakubu Mamoud, by the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, and his team, led by the Director General of NASENI, Dr. Mohammed Haruna, at INEC headquarters in Abuja yesterday was said to be able to accommodate five elections at bearing in mind than and build results within minutes.

According to the source, who witnessed the presentation, revealed upon condition of anonymity to Vanguard that INEC Chairman, Prof. Yakubu Mamoud, and intensity officials of the commission were visibly astounded that NASENI could fabricate such novel technology but felt that INEC might not be ready to tackle it for the bearing in mind general election. The source said that in an indirect touch to out rightly disavow the machine and appease the Science and Technology Minister, Mahmoud opted to lift a puzzling committee to supplementary brainstorm upon the workability of the voting machine. The puzzling committee is venerated to comply its reason upon July 29 this year.

Angered by Mamouds decision, the Minister of Science and Technology challenged INEC to conformity taking into consideration than the machine and deploy it for 2019 general elections, having tested and confirmed it to be efficient sociable to meet INECs adequate and requirements.





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