Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has disclosed that he has up to date President Muhammadu Buhari on using digital voting system throughout final Saturday’s Local Government elections.
The governor made this recognized whereas talking to State House correspondents after a closed door assembly with Buhari on Tuesday.
El-Rufai additionally mentioned he is able to give the machines to governors which might be but to conduct native authorities elections of their states.
He mentioned: “All you have to is to alter the software program, it’ll have the brand of the state and the variety of events energetic within the state, they’ll use it. It is simple.
“At federal stage, I’ll advocate it as nicely as a result of with the cardboard reader and the digital voting machine, the period of rigging elections is sort of over and I feel that’s when individuals could have confidence within the course of and can come out enmass to vote for his or her leaders.
“Having stated that, I do know we now have been engaged on this for about one 12 months earlier than we acquired to the place we’re. Although it’s potential for INEC to do it, it will likely be logistically tough.
“But nothing stops them from trying if the resources are available. Because, the machines have already been manufactured, the designs are there, you only need to place the orders to the Chinese and I’m sure they will deliver them in no time.”