Nov. 14, 2023, 7:22 p.m. | Ayang Macdonald

Biometric Update

Elections held on November 11 to pick governors in three Nigerian states of Bayelsa, Imo and Kogi were marred by reports of major irregularities including over-voting, according to multiple local media reports.

These claims come despite the availability of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) deployed for the polls by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The BVAS is a two-factor biometric authentication system to verify the identity of registered voters before they cast their ballots at the polling station. …

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