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Card readers will no longer fail – INEC

The smart card reader will not fail as it did during the 2015 elections at some polling units, the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River State, Dr. Briyai Frankland, has said.

“Our smart card readers have been enhanced and upgraded. We have tested them at Osun, Ekiti as well as Anambra Central Senatorial District,” the REC said.

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“In Anambra State, the failure rate was about 0.0%, in Osun State, I did not hear of any smart card failure. In our by election in Obudu, there was no smart card failure. The reason is that at each polling unit, we have technicians that fix these smart card readers in case of any challenge,” he said.

“Results will be transmitted from the polling units electronically and the result box will also be carried physically by the collation officers. When the collation officer comes with the physical result, it will be confirmed with the electronic results in the presence of the party agents and INEC staff.

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“It is only when the physical result and the electronic results correspond that it will be approved by the party agents and the results will be accepted,” he added.

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