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2023 Elections: INEC Receives Last Consignment Of BVAS 

2023 Elections: INEC Receives Last Consignment Of BVAS 


Princess-Ekwi Ajide Abuja


The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has received the last consignment of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) machines.


A statement signed by the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Barrister Festus Okoye said the arrival is in furtherance of the commission’s preparations for the 2023 general elections, which is just 52 away.

It noted that to facilitate the smooth delivery of the machines, the vommission created four airport hubs in Abuja, Kano, Lagos, and Port Harcourt adding that over the last four months, several flights delivered the BVAS to the designated airports for movement to states of the federation ahead of the elections.


According to the statement, with the arrival of the last flight in Abuja yesterday, the commission has now taken delivery of the required number of the BVAS for all the polling units in the country and extra machines in line with its contingency provisions for all critical election materials.

It further adds that the Commission’s Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, National Commissioners and senior officials of the Commission were at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to receive the BVAS while officials of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) and airport security officials were at the airport to receive the INEC team.


The statement reiterated the Commission’s appreciation of the support of all Nigerians in its determination to conduct free, fair, credible, transparent, and inclusive 2023 General Election facilitated by the deployment of technology.


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