LG Election: Kaduna SIEC to use electronic voting machines


The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KAD-SIECOM) says it would use Electronic Voting Machines in the forth coming Local Government elections in the state. Nike Air Jordan 1 Womens Maglie San Antonio Spurs Chairman of the commission, Dr Saratu Audu disclosed this at a one-day voter education workshop for stakeholders held on Thursday in Kaduna. Audu said the commission had already acquired and tested the machines ahead of the elections. nike air max thea uomo adidas X 16.4 She however said that the election would hold after paasage of a bill on electronic voting currently before the State Assembly. Clayton Kershaw Authentic Jersey Nike Air Yeezy   The official allayed fears that the electronic machines may fail during the polls or be manipulated, saying same machines were currently being used in Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Curacao and Haiti. Goedkoop Nike Air Max 2016 According to her, Mexico, Namibia, Philippines the United States of America and Venezuela were also using similar machines for similar elections. adidas nmd damskie Goedkoop Nike Air Max She explained that the machines had capacity to retain power for 16 hours, while the commission had also provided a back up in addition to power generating sets to support the exercise. LSU Tigers Adidas Baratas España Audu noted that the equipment uses processors, flash memory and other safe electronic components that guarantees security and vote integrity. adidas zx 100 homme “The whole process is automated and customised in a manner that enhances fast counting of votes.” Audu commended the Nasiru El-Rufai Government for providing the commission with the needed funds and support to prepare for the elections. New Balance 446 damskie Phoenix Suns She pledged to conduct transparent, free and fair elections across the 23 local government areas of the state. PUMA evoSPEED homme Fjallraven Kanken The chairman said the sensitisation would be extended to the local governments, where the voting machines would be displayed at all the 255 wards of the state. Canotte Memphis Grizzlies She said the commission has commenced the recruitment of more than 25,000 adhoc staff for the exercise that would be conducted across 5,101 polling units in the state. New Balance 247 hombre On his part the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Alhaji Aminu Shagali said the The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission Bill 2017 had passed second reading. Nike Air Max 90 Pas Cher Adidas Superstar Verde Uomo

Represented by Nuhu Shadalafiya, Chairman, House Committee on Information, Shagali said the assembly had fixed Sept. 19, for Public hearing on the bill, after which it would be passed into law.