The Chairperson of the National Elections Commission (NEC-Liberia), Madam Davidetta Browne-Lansanah, at the head of a three-member NEC delegation is in Abuja, Nigeria for a 4-day working visit to the Independent National Electoral Commission of Nigeria (INEC).
According to an NEC statement released Thursday, the NEC-Liberia delegation’s visit is intended to further dialogue with their Nigerian counterpart regarding support for Biometric Voter Technology during the 2023 General Elections in Liberia.
The visit to INEC-Nigeria is in pursuant to the Regional ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC), to further discuss Electoral Resource Sharing within the sub-region.
The NEC-Liberia statement added that other members of the delegation are the Chairperson for the 2023 General Elections, Commissioner Floyd Oxly Sayor and the Director of Information Technology, James Dogbey.
The NEC-Liberia statement said the proposed pilot project for possible use of Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) by the Liberian Elections Management Body (EMB) and the availability and type of Biometric Technology in Nigeria will also form part of discussions to be held with authorities of INEC-Nigeria during the working visit.