The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday said it has reviewed and taken adequate measures to address challenges posed by the use of Card Readers (CR) during the March 28 presidential and National Assembly elections.
It therefore said Card Readers will be used for the conduct of governorship and states House of Assembly elections on Saturday April 11.
INEC in a statement on Monday by Mrs. Augusta C. Ogakwu, its Secretary said
“The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC wishes to inform all Nigerians that Card Readers will be used for the April 11, 2015Elections.
“The provision of the Guidelines for the conduct of the 2015 General Elections which outlined what is to be done if a Card Reader fails and cannot be replaced by the Commission within a specified time frame (i.e. Reschedule the election to the next day) will be enforced.
” The relaxation of the Guideline on 28th March 2015 was only with respect to the Presidential and National Assembly elections held on that date.
“The Commission has reviewed the operation of the Card Reader in the 28th March Elections, identified the challenges and has taken adequate measures to address them.”