The Independent National Electoral Commission has ordered the extension of voting time for some polling units which experienced delay due to technical challenges and complaints , including malfunctioning of card readers .The commission expressed confidence that most of these cases will be rectified .
INEC Commissioner and chairman of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye , stated these on Saturday while giving an update on the ongoing elections .
He said , “ Every place where we experience challenges would be granted an extension , by the number of hours lost. If a polling unit is supposed to be activated at 8 :00 a . m . and starts by 12 Noon, four hours will be added .
“ Any place there are security challenges and we can ’ t deploy materials and personnel , the commission will take an action on those areas . ”