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INEC Schedules Feb 4 For Mock Accreditation To Test BVAS In Delta



The Independent National Electoral Commission( INEC), Delta State has scheduled February 4 to conduct mock accreditation with the B-Modal Voter Accreditation System ( BVAS) in the state.

The exercise is tailored to test the technical evaluation of the device, ahead the 2023 General Election which will commence on February 25 with presidential and national assembly elections.

INEC had in January successfully carried out the first technical evaluation of about 6,000 pieces of BVAS delivered to the Commission in Delta State, to ascertain the viability of both hard and software.


INEC’s Bukola Ojeme, Ag. Head of Department Voter Education and Publicity, in the state, in a statement on Tuesday, said that the mock accreditation exercise, which will hold in 12 selected Polling Units, across 3 Senatorial Districts and 6 LGAs, is a step further in ascertaining its functionality on the field.

The exercise will commence at 8:00am and close at 2:00pm and only registered voters, with the Permanent  Voter cards ( PVCs) in the respective Polling Units are eligible to participate in the mock accreditation.

Ojeme, however appealed to Deltans, particularly participating registered voters to abide by instructions of officials deployed for the exercise for a successful outcome.

He, also appealed for peaceful and orderly conduct in and around the precinct of the mock accreditation exercise, while also assuring that the out come of the exercise will be shared with the public.

The Commission also appealed to registrants who are yet to collect their PVCs to take advantage of the extension of deadline to February 4th , 2023, to visit the Commission,s LGA office, where they register to vote to do so.

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