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Court gives INEC go ahead to use Smart Card Reader machines

2015-03-27 18:50
A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Abuja - This afternoon the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has given the Independent National Electoral Commission the go ahead to use the Smart Card Reader machines in the general elections, Vanguard reported.

Also read: Fani-Kayode alleges compromise of INEC Card Reader master 

The court has refused to issue an interim order to stop INEC from employing the machines for the presidential elections.

However the court has summoned the electoral body and Attorney General to appear in court before on April 24 to address the legal use of the card readers.

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