In March 2022, Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote Board and Management will conduct advocacy visits to Election stakeholders in both Ekiti and Osun States to explore areas of collaborations in a bid to improve citizens participation in the elections.
The Edo and Ondo governorship elections in 2020 were the first state-wide elections conducted in a pandemic in Nigeria. The elections were conducted amidst intensifying concerns for public health safety with both states experiencing rising numbers of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the period leading to the elections. Both elections were significant for different reasons...
#WatchingTheVote is a citizen led election observation initiative aimed at enhancing the integrity of elections in Nigeria using technological tools like sms and evidence-based research methodology tools for election observation.