Video: Political Parties and Nigeria's Electoral Process

  • Apr 7, 2014
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    Hear from the leaders of the two main parties about their plans for the primary contests, and their strategies for enforcing good conduct among candidates, promoting issue-based rather than personality-driven campaigning, ensuring a tone of moderation in the debates, and encouraging respect for the election outcome. This conference is part of an ongoing series, supported by the Ford Foundation, bringing Nigerian officials, civil society activists, and opinion leaders to Washington, D.C. to engage with U.S. policymakers and Africa experts on how best to ensure that Nigeria's 2015 elections are free, fair, and peaceful.

    Speakers include:

    Babafemi Ojudu
    Senator, Ekiti State, All Progressives Congress (APC)

    Lai Mohammed

    National Publicity Secretary, APC

    Doyin Okupe

    Senior Special Assistant for Public Affairs, Government of Nigeria

    Sanya Awosan
    Senior Special Assistant to the President, Government of Nigeria

    Fred Majemite
    Political Adviser to Governor Uduaghan, People's Democratic Party (PDP)