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INEC to Deploy 176,846 BVAS Machines

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has disclosed that it will deploy a total of 176, 846 of Bimodal Voter Accreditation System for the February 2023 general elections.

INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, revealed this at a seminar in Abuja.

According to him, the commission would provide 17,618 BVAS machines for back-up, with two devices per registration area.

Okoye further revealed that INEC’s data recovery centers would be upgraded and all its platforms enhanced before the elections in order to forestall the constant attacks the platform had received from hackers and political actors, adding that the commission was determined to conduct free and fair elections in 2023.

Written by: Helen Obih

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