Ep. 17. Nigeria’s 2019 Election Review: Voices from Nigerian Youth

Step Up Nigeria asked Nigerian youth what their voting experiences were during the 2019 General Elections. We had many replies on our social media platforms and were pleased to see the enthusiasm of young people who wanted to exercise their civic responsibility.

Ibukun, Nomnso and Feranmi from Step Up Nigeria discuss experiences of the election

In this episode, the team discuss reviews of the electoral process, what went wrong, what went right, and recommendations for what could be done better ahead of the 2023 elections. We had some interesting recommendations that could significantly improve voting in Nigeria, listen in to hear more.

Written by Onyinye Ough

Onyinye Ough is a Nigerian international development practitioner specialising in anti- corruption and service delivery. Onyinye recognised that there was a problem in Nigeria with many corrupt practices having become culturally acceptable and sought to put together a book for children to help educate them on the impact of corruption. In 2018 she established the Nigerian based Non-Government Organisation ‘Step Up for Social Development and Empowerment’ (Step Up Nigeria) with the aim to help strengthen accountability on government delivery and tackle some of the corruption challenges.

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