2023 Elections: New electoral law now awaits NASS, Presidency – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday said ultimately, the onus of having a new electoral framework ahead of the 2023 general elections resides with the National Assembly and the Presidency.

INEC’s Commissioner,  Festus Okoye, said this at the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room National Stakeholders’ Forum on Elections in Abuja.

According to Okoye, as far as the electoral management body is concerned, INEC is still operating with the existing electoral legal framework because the new one is still in incumbent.

He said that there were some fundamental issues around the new electoral framework, one of the big issues as far as the electoral management body is concerned related to the deepening of democracy through the use of technology.

He said that INEC from the beginning, made a determination that it is important in the national interest to reduce human interference in the electoral process, and based on that, decided to deepen the…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper

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