2023:  INEC has no preferred party, candidate – Yakubu

INEC chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu


Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has once again, assured Nigerians that it has no preferred party or candidate. 

Speaking at the 2022 annual Abubakar Momoh memorial lecture, INEC Chairman Prof Mahmood Yakubu said the commission “shall only ensure that all valid votes count and the winners are decided solely by the voters.”

He assured that “the Bimodal Voters Accreditation System (BVAS), INEC Voter Enrolment Device (IVED), INEC Results Viewing Portal (IRev) and other technological devices, now in the Electoral Act 2022 were intended to deepen the Electoral process in our country.

“Their optimal performance in the just concluded gubernatorial election in Ekiti and Osun states is an eloquent testimony to their electoral value. We shall only do more to consolidate their deployment in our election.”

Yakubu further said: “It is imperative for all stakeholders especially the…


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