Cameroun seeks Nigeria’s help in election

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu

The Republic of Cameroun is seeking Nigeria’s assistance in the conduct of elections in the country.

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu, stated this on Friday when he led the Steering Committee of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions, ECONEC,  to visit Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Mahmoud, who is also the President of ECONEC, said the Electoral Commission of Cameroun, ELECAM, has requested Nigerian experts to help them to develop electronic registers.

“We are sending some of our experts on IT to help them develop an electronic voter register,” Mahmoud said, pointing out that “the starting point of a credible election is a good voter register.”

He said the INEC has also assisted several countries in West Africa to conduct successful and credible elections.