The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has consoled Nigerians of its impartiality leading the pack up to the following year’s overall political decision, announcing that it has no favored applicants.
INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu gave the confirmation Wednesday in Abuja at the fourth Prof. Abubakar Momoh Memorial Lecture.
The talk which had as its subject, “Electing Act 2022: Imperatives for Political Parties and the 2023 General Election” was intended to edify and sharpen ideological groups on the new arrangements in the Act and the subordinate auxiliary laws of the Commission.
He said; “Let me cause you to notice the way that the utilization of electronic gadgets like the Bimodal Voters Accreditation System BVAS, INEC Voter Enrolment Device IVED, INEC Results Viewing Portal IRev and other innovative gadgets, are presently legitimately permitted in the license cycle for electors, assemblage of results and in the general direct of races.
“Kindly be guaranteed that these advancements are planned to extend the Electoral Process in our Country and their ideal exhibition in the equitable closed gubernatorial political decision in Ekiti and Osun States is an expressive declaration to their appointive worth. We will just accomplish other things to solidify their arrangement in our political race.
“By and by, I wish to guarantee you that INEC hosts no favored get-together or competitor. We will just guarantee that all substantial votes count and the victors are chosen exclusively by the electors.
“I will just advise you that these objectives contained in the Electoral Act are elements for party building, adjustment of Electoral guidelines and majority rule solidification. These are achievements in country working for which Prof. Abubakar battled for in the course of his life. He was consistently at the front of supporting free of charge, fair, valid and participatory discretionary framework through research, limit working for the staff of the Commission, and commitment of enthusiastic citizen instruction exercises.
“I hold a conviction that the conversations would be vigorous and drawing in and that Party Chairmen and individuals present would be focused on guaranteeing that the 2023 General political race would be without purposeful infractions to the 2022 Electoral Act basically by permitting the discretionary cycle to run as expected subsequently growing a rich majority rule culture and OK political decision result.
“INEC will conscientiously apply the regulations without dread or incline toward to guarantee free, fair, believable, comprehensive and straightforward political race come February, 2023”, Yakubu added.