INEC configure 6865 BVAS machines for Saturday’s election as 22 machines still missing

Sixty thousand, eight hundred and sixty five BVAS machines have already been configured for the conduct of the Saturday 18th governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections in Rivers State INEC resident electoral Commissioner Johnson Alalibo Sinikiem disclosed this yesterday during the Inspection and distribution of sensitive materials at the CBN office in Port Harcourt […]

INEC Postpones Governorship, State Assembly Elections To March 18

Barring any further extensions, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reached a decision to postpone Saturday’s governorship and state assembly elections to March 18, 2023, The postponement was due to the commission’s inability to promptly commence reconfiguration of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) machines utilized during the February 25 presidential election to enable […]

Election observer groups express optimism that the BVAS would promote free fair polls

Election observers and Civil society actors have expressed confidence that the Biometrics voters accreditation system BVAS will pave way for a credible election. Country director Equity international initiative Chris Iyama who gave this at one day national roundtable on the roadmap to a credible and violence free 2023 elections said the BVAS has already been tested in Osun as a […]

INEC in Rivers confirms Receipt of 6800 BVAS machines

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Rivers State says it has received six thousand eight hundred and sixty-six Bimodal Voters Accreditation System machines BVAS. Head of voters Education on INEC in Rivers State, Mark Usulor gave this at a two-day ECOWAS workshop for journalists and political parties.  He also already said the BVAS machines are in […]