THE Liberian authorities on Thursday pleaded with Nigeria to help in biometric registration of its voters.
The chairperson of the Nationwide Electoral Fee of Liberia, Madam Davidetta Lansanah, made the plea throughout a research tour of the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee in Abuja.
In keeping with her, the go to to INEC was crucial to boost the variation of biometric expertise in Liberia seamlessly contemplating the excessive price to amass the expertise.
She mentioned, “We will probably be fascinated by listening to from you on what sort of help chances are you’ll render to the fee as we transfer ahead to experience within the adaptation course of within the voter registration course of. We additionally congratulate you for the introduction of an internet portal which buttresses bodily voter registration in Nigeria.”
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, assured the delegation of INEC’s assist.
He mentioned the fee would proceed to strengthen the long-standing partnership with Liberia within the spirit of peer assist.
Yakubu defined that Nigeria was more and more shifting away from the guide processes by deploying extra expertise for the transparency and credibility of the electoral course of.
He recalled that within the final three years, the technical employees of INEC had labored with Liberian NEC on the register of voters twice.
The INEC chairman mentioned the preliminary help facilitated the conclusion of the 2017 common election in Liberia.