The Presidency has assured Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari has no plans to remove the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, over the use of Bimodal Voter Registration System, BVAS, in the 2023 general elections.
Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina also dismissed claims that INEC would be stopped from using BVAS in the next general elections. Speaking in Abuja on Tuesday, Adesina recalled that Buhari had emphasized the need for technology in prosecuting a successful election.
Adesina assured that Buhari was backing the use of BVAS in the next general election.
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“So, how and why can the same person have issues with BVAS? I saw that group on television, alleging that there was plan to remove the INEC Chairman and the media gave them that opportunity.”