Chairperson of the Independent National Electoral Commission Attahiru Jega speaks in Abuja as Nigeria has postponed its presidential election on security grounds as the Boko Haram conflict intensifies. (Stringer, AFP)
Abuja - Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), Prof Attahiru Jega on Wednesday insisted that the commission was ready to conduct the general elections.
Jega, who appeared before the Senate, said the commission is almost done with the production of the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).
He stated the six weeks period of extension for the election will further ensure free and fair elections.
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Jega also used his appearance before the Upper Chamber to display the workings of the PVCs and Card Reader Machines to the Senators.
He insisted that the commission will not allow the use of Temporary Voter Cards (TVCs) for the elections, saying that would create problems during the elections.
Jega is still before the Senate as at the time this report was filed.
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