“Yes, the constitution does not recognise e-voting but e-collation and e-transmission are simply known as process automation. An organisation does not need constitutional amendments to automate their tasks, procedures and processes,” Ifeanyi Izeze writes in Opinions.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday stunned the presidential election petition tribunal when in a dramatic turn, it failed to call any witness to defend the February 23 poll that produced President Muhammadu Buhari as winner.
Election Petition: Using Video, Witness Corroborates Atiku’s Evidence On Existence Of INEC Server, Non-Qualification Of Buhari
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, Monday played a video recording at the election petition tribunal where the Resident Electoral Commissioner in Akwa Ibom State, Mike Igini admitted that the electoral body would transmit election results with the use of Smart Card Reader to the INEC central server.