Election Observer Group, YIAGA Africa has requested clarifications from the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC on its understanding of important elements of the legal framework on matters like results collation and transmission process, the threshold for determining the winner in an election, and more.
The Group requested the introduction of legal timelines for testing new electoral technology into Nigeria’s electoral
legal framework during their verification media conference on the recently concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections.
A comprehensive audit and inquiry were also requested by Yiaga Afrito to identify the causes of the delay in the online upload of election results.
Yiaga Africa further Condemned the cases of violence and disruption of the voting and results collation process by thugs and hoodlums, especially the violence targeted at National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) members and INEC staff.