The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has promised a transparent election in 2023.
The commission stated that as opposed to rumours of it going manual for transmission of results, it will maintain its electronic process.
INEC National Commissioner and Chairman of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye disclosed this during a post-election roundtable and public presentation of the final report on the observation of 2022 Ekiti and Osun Governorship Election, organised by a human rights organisation, Yiaga Africa.
Okoye noted that the commission is going to learn from the lessons from the recent gubernatorial elections in the country and improve where necessary.
“I want to seize this opportunity to assure Nigerians that this present commission will be bold and courageous in prosecuting the 2023 general elections.
“We are going to harvest and we will continue to harvest lessons from the Edo governorship election, Ondo governorship election, Anambra governorship election, and Ekiti and Osun governorship elections in shaping the way we approach the 2023 general election.
“We are going to harvest all the good practices, we are also going to look at some of those issues we did not do so well and we will improve on them.
“But our assurance is that this commission will not lower the bar and we are going to improve and we continue to improve with every election.
“All the good practices we deployed in prosecuting the elections under review will also be deployed for the prosecution of the 2023 general election.
“We will continue to also manage the collation process transparently so that all Nigerians will also follow whatever we are doing and we will not depart from all the good practices we have established,” he said.