INEC scheduled a mock accreditation with BVAS for February 4th.

INEC scheduled a mock accreditation with BVAS for February 4th.

The Bimodal Voters Accreditation System will be used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct its mock accreditation with eligible voters on Saturday, February 4, 2023. (BVAS).

Professor Mahmood Yakubu, the commission’s chairman, revealed this information on Friday in Abuja during a meeting with the resident electoral commissioners.

He said 456 voting places would be used nationwide for the election.
The head of INEC stated that following the completion of the mock accreditation, the BVAS machines would be set up and prepared for usage during the general elections.

Yakubu explained that the mock accreditation exercise is aimed at testing the readiness of the BVAS machines before the forthcoming elections.

The INEC chairman also disclosed that while the distribution of non-sensitive materials has been concluded, the distribution of sensitive materials for the elections to the various states is at its advanced stage.

Yakubu, who said the commission might the commission may consider other options for the collection of PVCs, expressed satisfaction with the desire of Nigerians to collect their voters’ cards.

He said out of the 940,200 PVCs sent to Lagos state, about 839,720 have so far been collected as of Thursday.

Recall that the INEC during his appearance at Chatham House last week disclosed there would be a mock accreditation with the BVAS machines before the election proper.


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