#WatchingTheVote Verification Statement on the 2018 Ekiti Gubernatorial Election

Protocols Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, it gives us great pleasure to welcome you to the YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV) Verification Statement of the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti. This press briefing is the fourth in a series of press conferences to...
Read More

#WatchingTheVote Preliminary Process Statement on the 2018 Ekiti Gubernatorial Election

Protocols Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, it gives us great pleasure to welcome you to the YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV) Evening Statement on the Process of the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti. This press briefing is the third in a series of press...
Read More

#WatchingTheVote Mid-day Situational Statement on the 2018 Ekiti Gubernatorial Election

Introduction YIAGA AFRICA #WatchingTheVote (WTV) is observing the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti state. YIAGA WTV deployed 500 carefully trained stationary observers and 24 mobile observers in all the 16 local government areas (LGAs) in Ekiti state. YIAGA AFRICA...
Read More

Pre-Election

#WatchingTheVote is deployed in the pre-election phase to assess the political and security environment ahead of elections. This includes assessing the preparation of relevant stakeholders for elections, voter registration, party primaries, campaign finance, election security and voter participation.

Election Day

On Election day, #WatchingTheVote observers track and share data using mobile phones and sms on deployment of election materials, opening and closing of polls, adequacy and competence of polling officials, accreditation and voting, results collation process, conduct of election stakeholders, electoral violence and electoral offences.

Post Election

In the post election period, #WatchingTheVote generates data on the performance of the election management body, stakeholder satisfaction, arrests and prosecution of electoral offenders. It also undertakes election data analysis and tracks electoral dispute resolution in the tribunals and courts.

WTV PREO Observation Updates