Party Leaders Advocate Electronic Voting To Check Electoral Malpractices

17 September 2020 By Parisa Samuel.

Government at all levels have been urged to embrace the use of Technology in the conduct of credible elections in the country.

The National Chairman of United Patriots, UP, Mr Chukwudi Ezeobika made the call while featuring on a Kapital FM current affairs programme on the topic “the need to improve on the conduct of elections in the country as Edo State goes to polls this
saturday”.

Mr Ezeobika said if technology is deployed to monitor and conduct elections it would go a long way in addressing all forms of electoral malpractices.

He also maintained that early arrival of voting materials by INEC would reduce over crowding and help reduce the spread of COVID 19.

Also speaking on the programme, the National Chairman African Democratic Congress, ADC, Chief Ralph Nwosu advised Politicians to desist from acts capable of disrupting the Peace and unity of the State.

Chief Nwosu urged political office holders not to see winning elections as a do or die affair rather to play politics by the rule of the game.

He therefore called on security Agencies to be professional and protect lives and property of citizens of the State during and after the elections.

The ADC party Chairman appealed to residents of the State to come out enmass and vote a credible candidate of their choice that will fastrack development in the State.

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