Nigeria’s former president, Goodluck Jonathan, has called on the National Assembly to allow the use of electronic means of transmitting results ahead of 2023.
Premium Times reported that Jonathan made the call on Wednesday, September 29, while delivering a lecture at the inauguration Ceremony/lecture of the National Defence College, Course 30, in Abuja.
A major and controversial provision in the bill is Section 52, which deals with the electronic transmission of results of elections.
Jonathan urged the lawmakers to allow electronic transmission elections of results for transparency and to avoid crisis, The Cable also stated.
Meanwhile, the National Assembly has set up a committee to meet to resolve the differences in the electoral bill passed by the Senate and the House of Reps in July.