NAIROBI: Tuesday,March 25, 2014
A Nigerian Senate Committee is in the country to benchmark on various governance issues among them legal, administrative and electoral systems and processes.
The team, which is led by the committee chairperson Senator Gemande Barnabas Andyar, held talks with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. The discussed centered on Boundaries Delimitation, role of technology in the electoral process and dealing with the Diaspora vote.
The Nigerian delegation was keen on the opportunities and challenges of electoral technology and promised to share the IEBC’s experiences with the Nigerian Electoral Commission (Independent National Electoral Commission-INEC).
The delegation is expected to visit the senate speaker Hon. Ekwe Ethuro and the Senate Committee On legal Affairs.
Present at the discussions were IEBC’s, Chairperson Ahmed Isaack Hassan, Vice Chairperson Lilian Mahiri Zaja, Acting CEO Betty Nyabuto and registrar of Political parties Lucy Ndun’gu.