INEC Moves Sensitive Election Materials To Ogun State
INEC Moves Sensitive Election Materials To Ogun State

INEC Moves Sensitive Election Materials To Ogun State

INEC Moves Sensitive Election Materials To Ogun State

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced the distribution of sensitive electoral materials to its offices in Ogun State, ahead of February 25, 2023 presidential polls.

The distribution commenced on Thursday morning to the offices of INEC in the state’s 20 local government areas.

Members of the inter-agency consultative committee on election security, political parties leaders, heads of military and security agencies, as well as journalists witnessed the exercise at the office of the Central Bank of Nigeria office in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

A top INEC official told a Rockcity FM correspondent, Tobi Ojeleye that INEC would take the delivery of accreditation tags and stickers meant for journalists in the state, who would cover the polls later on Thursday.

The electoral body had earlier delivered the non sensitive electoral material to its offices in the state’s local government areas.

The Ogun INEC REC said the materials would be accompanied by armed security personnel, adding that the most promote local government areas with difficult terrains would receive their materials earlier than others.
Ijalaye said, “We are the Central Bank and our sensitive materials are lodged here. We are moving them today to our respective local government areas and because of the sensitivity, we detachment of security officers who are here, and also all the party agents are here because it aligns with the electoral act to inspect and confirm that everything is probably batched and done.

Meanwhile, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured that its system for transmitting the results of the February 25 and March 11, 2023 polls could not be infiltrated by hackers.

According to INEC, it would not be electronically transmitting the raw results of the polls from the polling units.

INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu, who made this known, said what INEC would be transmitting from the polling units were images of documents, which were not susceptible to hacking

Yakubu, speaking at a meeting with leaders of foreign electoral observers missions in Abuja, said the successful transmission images of result sheets had been put into practice during the recent 105 bye and off cycle polls.

The INEC Chairman said the results would be transmitted through the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) to the results viewing portal of INEC.

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