Even though things didn’t go as smoothly as one would have hoped, the electoral commission still delivered. Monday Ubani, Chairman, Section Of Public Interest, & Development, gave his opinion on the election when asked on Channels Sunrise Daily if electronic voting would help in any way to reduce the alteration of altering results on physical sheets of paper.
When asked if it was worth investigating, Monday Ubani responded, “Yes,” adding that removing the human element from Nigeria’s political process would address the issue….. Continue Reading
Monday Ubani continued by sharing what he observed as he remarked “I learned that our electoral process might be tainted because of the role that people play in it. The policeman escorting you will ask you what your political party offered for us, but it is not required to ask. He will also wonder why you are requesting to be given something since they are supposed to be neutral; if I give you something, won’t I tempt you to vote for me? “. In light of the fact that the electoral law is flawless but that people themselves are the issue, he realized that human error still occurs even when the nation has the best laws.
Monday Ubani gave a specific illustration.
“he saw a lady who is an INEC official being slapped at his collation centre because she collected money & promised to alter the result for them and failed to do so, she was given a hot slap. I saw it in my collation centre” so less involvement of the human factor in our electoral process will guarantee credibility…….