INEC Ex-APC state treasurer advises electoral commission to use card readers in council election

He called on the commission to provide a level playing field for the conduct of transparent election to usher in democratically elected leaders at the grassroots.

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Card readers used by Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) during elections.

(Scan News Nigeria)
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Alhaji Muktari Mapia, former Treasurer of APC in Sokoto State, has advised the state independent electoral commission to use card readers in the forth coming local government election.

Mapia told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto on Thursday that using card readers would enhance the credibility of the conduct of the election.

He called on the commission to provide a level playing field for the conduct of transparent election to usher ­in democratically elected leaders at the grassroots.

The former treasurer also called on leaders of political parties in the state to sensitise their followers to the dangers of involvement in political violence and thuggery.

He advised security agencies to brace up for the challenges by providing a peaceful atmosphere for the conduct of the election in the state.

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