2019:  Observer Group opens parallel vote tabulation Data Centre


    Giving impetus to the global surveillance on Nigeria’s 2019 general elections, an international observer group, YIAGA Africa, is extending its role to ensuring transparency and credibility of the elections, indicated that it has put measures in place for comprehensive monitoring of the general elections.
    At the opening of its parallel vote tabulation data centre in Abuja, the group said it would provide Nigerians and all stakeholders with independent information on whether the official results for the February 16 elections, which was shifted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to February 23,  truly reflects the ballots cast at polling units.
    Observers and representatives of the international community at the event insisted that only credible conduct of the elections would move Nigeria forward in the sustenance of democracy as well as guarantee peace and security of every Nigerian.