We’ll announce election results 24 hours after the closure of polls

We’ll announce election results 24 hours after the closure of polls

The Electoral Commission (EC) has stated it will announce election consequences 24 hours after polls close.

Speaking at an interplay with the Council of State on Friday, November 20, 2020, Chairperson of the EC, Jean Mensa stated the Commission had added some measures which will facilitate the announcement of election outcomes inside 24 hours.

“We are advertising some effectivity into the system. We have labored with our numbers and we have a length inside which the effects must be transmitted.

“We are awaiting that via the subsequent day, we must be in a position to declare the results. We do no longer intend to go past 24 hours. And we are assured that God is our helper, due to the fact of the effectivity we have added into the processes, we have to be capable to declare outcomes inside 24 hours.”

Giving important points on measures taken through the EC to make certain that consequences are collated on time, Ms. Mensa stated her outfit had dispensed precise time frames for each polling stations and collation facilities to kind the results.

“At the polling station level, we have given the polling facilities an hour and a 1/2 to be capable to ship the consequences to the collation center.

“At the constituency collation facilities as well, we have furnished them with three hours inside which they will collate the consequences precisely and ship the consequences to the regions. We are assured that we need to have all the outcomes earlier than nighttime and we are assured that come December eight we have to be in a position to declare the results.”

12 presidential candidates have been permitted by means of the EC to contest in the upcoming election.

Several different candidates are additionally contesting inside the 275 constituencies nationwide hoping to grow to be Members of Parliament.

The EC has already certain it is organized to supply successful, credible, truthful and orderly, elections on December 7, 2020.

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