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October 2021

Muiz Banire > 2021 > October

Electronic transmission of results and power of the people

A few weeks ago, I wrote on the subject of electronic transmission of election results and the show of shame by the Senate (See my column in the Daily Sun of July 22, 2021, “E-transmission of election results: Senate’s show of shame” https://www.sunnewsonline.com/e-transmission-of-election-results-senates-show-of-shame/). In the said piece, I condemned the preliminary decision of the Senate to thwart the innovative effort of the Independent National Electoral Commission (the Commission) to enhance credible elections in Nigeria. The National Assembly, consisting of the Senate and the House of the Representatives, had set up committees for the review of the Electoral Act of the...

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