The chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu has disclosed the readiness of the commission to deploy technological innovation to check any security threats on its personnel and facilities during the November sixth Anambra governorship election.
According Professor Yakubu, the deployment of a security application was necessary, following the attacks on its facilities in recent times.
He stated this in an interview with journalists after declaring open a retreat to review the operationalization structure of the Election Monitoring and Support Centre organized by INEC in collaboration with the European Centre for Electoral Support at Nasarawa State.
Professor Yakubu said the technology would be integrated into the EMSC to avert or mitigate potential risks or threats to the election.
He explained that reviewing such a technology would assist INEC in resolving its anticipated challenges before the 2023 general elections.