BVAS: INEC yet to assure us of its capacity to deliver — Tinubu



By Omeiza Ajayi, Abuja

Few days after the national chairman of his ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Senator Abdullahi Adamu questioned the planned deployment of the Biometric Voter Accreditation System, BVAS, for next year’s general election, presidential candidate of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has said the electoral umpire is yet to assure Nigerians of the fidelity of the system.

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had since 2011 been introducing technological innovations to enhance the electoral process.

It introduced BVAS and the INEC Results Viewing Portal IReV for some off-season elections and is set to deploy both innovations for the general election.

There had been allegations that some members of the political class were uncomfortable with the development.

However, speaking on Monday at a Chatham House session in London, Tinubu said; “We are still building confidence in our democratic and voting system. INEC is still yet to assure…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper