YIAGA to Deploy “WatchingTheVote” Methodology for Ondo governorship election

Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth, and Advancement (YIAGA) will be deploying the Watching The Vote (WTV) Election observation methodology for the November 26 Ondo State Governorship Election.   Samson Itodo, Executive Director, YIAGA said this in a statement issued and made available to newsmen.   He said that the WTV observation methodology would employ statistical…

ONDO REC CALLS FOR ROBUST VOTER EDUCATION TO REDUCE VOTER APATHY AND VIOLENCE

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of Ondo State, Mr. Olusegun Agbaje, has implored all major Voter Education and Publicity stakeholders in the forthcoming governorship election in the state to deploy sustainable and effective strategies that would lead to very high voter turnout and ensure a drastic reduction in incidences of violence. The REC made the…

YIAGA Pre-election Observation Report on Deployment of Election materials for Edo Election

  Introduction On Tuesday 27th September 2016, Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA one of the duly accredited observers for EDO governorship election scheduled to hold o 28th September, 2016,through its #WatchingTheVote initiative deployed 40 observers to observe the deployment of election sensitive materials. The observers were monitored the distribution of sensitive materials…

YIAGA Trains 60 Observers Ahead Of Edo Governorship Election

Elections are very critical to the sustenance of any democracy because they give voters the opportunity to select those who will preside over their affairs. Since 2011, the Youth Initiative for Advocacy Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) has been involved in election observation in Nigeria. YIAGA’s Programs Manager, Cynthia Mbamalu says the organization’s involvement in election…