The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), has unveiled a new user-friendly website as part of its preparedness for the forthcoming Local Council elections slated for 24th of July, 2021.
Disclosed in a statement by the State, the Chairman of the Commission, Hon. Justice Ayotunde Phillips (Rtd), stated that the new website is faster, more secure, easier to navigate, and user-friendly as part of efforts to boost communication between the Commission and various stakeholders in the public.
She enjoined members of the public to visit the website and other social media handles of the Commission on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram for up-to-date, real-time and accurate information, inquiries, complaints and feedback via the channels.
She also stated that for transparency, recruitment of ad-hoc personnel will be carried out online, media accreditation and election observer forms will also be available to download from the website.
The Chairman reiterated that in order to guarantee the legitimacy and credibility of the electoral process, the electorate must be encouraged, educated, informed and provided with basic information about participating in elections so as to freely express their political choices.
Justice Phillips said LASIEC would continue to build and sustain its integrity as a body recognised for excellence in electoral administration and the sustenance of democracy, advising all participants in the election process to comply with the guidelines issued by the Commission.