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Adoption of E-Voting System in Nigeria: A Conceptual Framework

R. Ishaq Salimonu, Wan Rozaini Bt. Sheik Osman, Abdul Jaleel Kehinde Shittu, Jimoh, R. G Published in Information Systems

International Journal of Applied Information Systems
Year of Publication: 2013
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  1. Ishaq R Salimonu, Wan Rozaini Bt. Sheik Osman, Abdul Jaleel Kehinde Shittu, Jimoh and R G. Article: Adoption of E-Voting System in Nigeria: A Conceptual Framework. International Journal of Applied Information Systems 5(5):8-14, April 2013. BibTeX

    	author = "R. Ishaq Salimonu and Wan Rozaini Bt. Sheik Osman and Abdul Jaleel Kehinde Shittu and Jimoh and R. G",
    	title = "Article: Adoption of E-Voting System in Nigeria: A Conceptual Framework",
    	journal = "International Journal of Applied Information Systems",
    	year = 2013,
    	volume = 5,
    	number = 5,
    	pages = "8-14",
    	month = "April",
    	note = "Published by Foundation of Computer Science, New York, USA"


Evidences have shown that it is only the electronic voting system that can deliver credible, fraud free elections in Nigeria. The delay in the implementation of this platform in Nigeria has nothing to do with the electorates with previous studies revealing the readiness of Nigerians to use and accept the electronic voting system. The major bottleneck has to do with the body entrusted with the responsibility of conducting election in the country i. e. Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). This motivates the researcher to examine what can be done at this level to achieve successful implementation of this technology. In this paper, a conceptual framework for the study is presented integrating Diffusion of Innovation (DOI) model, Technology-Organization-Environment (TOE) framework and Iacovou et al. constructs. The presented framework serves as the basis of this study.


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Electronic Voting, conceptual framework, DOI, TOE, Iacovou