Tuesday, 19 February 2019

We’ve achieved 98% configuration of Smart Card Readers - INEC Chairman

The Independent National Commission today said it has achieved 98 per cent configuration of the Smart Card Readers to be deployed for the Presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday.
Briefing newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja on the commission’s preparations for the postponed national elections, Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, promised that the configuration of the card readers would be completed on Wednesday.

Yakubu said: “You will recall in my last address to stakeholders on Saturday I mentioned that we intended to deployed card readers and we identified very clear time line for the delivery of the card readers. I want to report that as at last night, we have achieved 95 per cent configuration of the 180,000 card readers and this process is going to be completed early morning on Wednesday, one day ahead of schedule'.

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