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Former ICT Director’s switch not liable for glitches with outcomes add – INEC

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The Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee, INEC, on Thursday denied report that the switch of former Director of ICT is without doubt one of the causes there have been glitches throughout the importing of the Feb. 25 nationwide election outcomes.

Rotimi Oyekanmi, INEC’s Chief Press Secretary, mentioned such report is an try to mislead the general public.

In response to him, there might nonetheless be glitches even when the previous ICT Director was nonetheless in cost.

“First, the IReV and Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) are two separate entities, and they’re impartial of one another.

“The connection between the 2 is that the BVAS is used to transmit the image of Type EC8A, which is the Polling Unit End result Sheet in PDF format, in addition to the Voters’ Accreditation Knowledge to the IREV,” he mentioned.

He defined that the glitches suffered by the IReV for some hours throughout the Feb twenty fifth election couldn’t have affected the performance of the BVAS, including that the BVAS can transmit the Polling Unit ends in offline mode if there was no community on the polling unit on the time of the exercise.

Oyekanmi added that the previous ICT Director is certainly a revered, sensible worker who performed his function satisfactorily and INEC has different employees members who might successfully play his former function.