The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has published a report on its conduct of the 2023 election with recommendation for improved technology to protect electoral integrity and reduce fraud.

In the report signed by the Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Sam Olumekun, INEC explained that advanced technology would address public concerns about the INEC Result Viewing portal (I-REV)

The report published on its website on Friday said the conduct of BVAS during mock accreditation exercise on the eve of the election, enabled the Commission to test-run the system ahead of the 2023 General Election.

It also highlighted challenges and several other innovations that made the 2023 General Election unique.

The report noted that the exercise was the first general election to be conducted after the amendment of the Electoral Act 2022.

Furthermore, the Presidential and National Assembly election, for the first time in two Electoral Cycles 2010-2015 and 2015-2019, held on schedule without postponement tied to logistics or other challenges

This comprehensive 526-page document, structured into 13 chapters and enhanced with 60 tables, 14 boxes and 10 graphs, offers an in-depth analysis of the election’s key processes, achievements, and challenges, alongside valuable lessons learnt by INEC.