ECOWAS Technical Support Teams Point to Flaws in Voters Roll - Says It Can Still Be Used For Elections - News Summed Up

ECOWAS Technical Support Teams Point to Flaws in Voters Roll - Says It Can Still Be Used For Elections


The ECOWAS team also met with staff of the NEC data center, the Warehouse, a team of Elections Magistrates and the SMS Consultant. Experts said that this has serious implications given that NEC did not invite the relevant stakeholders to meet with the ECOWAS team. It is, however, not clear whether actions by NEC in inviting the ECOWAS team were prudent in the face of the current Supreme Court case regarding the elections. Voters without PhotographsAs part of the team’s analysis of NEC database, it was observed that 1,328 voters on the roll do not have photographs. When contacted late Wednesday evening a senior official at the ECOWAS Office in Monrovia did confirm to this newspaper that indeed an ECOWAS Team comprising the above experts was sent to Liberia to work with the National Elections Commission."


Source: Front Page Africa December 07, 2017 02:48 UTC


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