The Independent National Electoral Commission has started airlifting the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System machine to the states of the federation in anticipation of the general election in 2023.
There is no going back in the deployment of BVAS and the INEC Results Viewing Portal for the country’s general election set for February and March 2023, according to Professor Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the electoral umpire.
In a message posted on Wednesday to INEC’s verified Twitter account, the commission said that as part of the readiness assessment, its chairman had seen BVAS devices being flown to other states at Lagos’ Murtala Muhammed International Airport.
The tweet stated, “As part of the readiness assessment by the Commission ahead of the #NigeriaDecides2023 election scheduled for February & March 2023, INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, today observed the airlifting of BVAS machines to other states at the International Airport, Lagos State.”
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