17 CSOs launch book on political accountability, elections in Nigeria (www.premiumtimesng.com)

17 CSOs launch book on political accountability, elections in Nigeria


A coalition of Civil Society Organisations, with the name Join bodi on Monday launched a repot that studied the political accountability and the 2023 general elections.

The event which held in Abuja had in attendance, the former Federal Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commissioner, Okey Ibeanu, traditional rulers, officials of Ministries, Departments and Agencies and other key partners in the media and development space.

Giving her opening remarks, the Secretary General, Womens Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA), Saudatu Mahdi noted that the report is for the incoming administration to know what is expected of them and know what we (Nigerians) do not want to see in relation to accountability in elections.

The former INEC commissioner, who gave a Keynote address on Promoting Accountability in Nigeria noted that the future of political accountability depends on the actions of Citizens.

He also indicated that two other strong agencies to instill political accountability is the media and the Civil Society Organisations.

Also present at the event was the Africa Director of McArthur Foundation, Kole Shettima who said the foundation seeks to help Nigeria in the following aspects by supporting independent and Investigative Journalism, criminal justice system, instill behavioral change through the entertainment industry and Join bodi initiative.


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