Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Mahmood Yakubu and other top officials have received the last consignment of Bimodal Voter Accreditation Systems (BVAS) machines ahead of the 2023 General Election.
The National Commissioner & Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee of the Commission, Festus Okoye made this known in a statement on Wednesday, January 4.
Speaking to journalists, Okoye said INEC Chairman, Prof. Yakubu, national commissioners and senior officials of the Commission were at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to receive the BVAS on Tuesday, revealing the Commission created four airport hubs in Abuja, Kano, Lagos, and Port Harcourt.
He said several flights delivered the BVAS to the designated airports for movement to states of the Federation in the last four months ahead of the elections.
With the arrival of the last flight in Abuja on Tuesday, the Commission revealed it has now taken delivery of the required number of the BVAS for all the polling units in the country and extra machines for contingency plans relating to all critical election materials.