HARUNA EMMANUEL: Will young people influence Nigerian elections on Saturday?

HARUNA EMMANUEL: Will young people influence Nigerian elections on Saturday?

Emmanuel Haruna is a Graduate student in Development Economics, Kobe University, Japan and a Senior Policy and Research Analyst at the Nigeria Ministry of Budget & National Planning.

As citizens safeguard their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) ahead of 2019 general elections, it will prove a litmus-test for Nigeria's democratic process. Increased awareness for PVCs was never heard before than now since the return of democracy in 1999. It is evident that bad politicians are voted into public spaces or offices by good people who refuse to vote.

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