Video: Security and Nigeria's National Elections, Panel I: Security Challenges and the 2015 Elections

  • Jul 14, 2014
    Duration: 01:40:32
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    Panelists examine the security situation at the national level and highlight innovative strategies being employed on the ground in violence-prone communities to anticipate, prevent, and militate against conflict. This conference is the third installment of an ongoing series, supported by the Ford Foundation, that brings 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.

    Panel I: Security Challenges and the 2015 Elections

    Ambassador Ibrahim Gambari 
    Founder, Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy and Development and Former United Nations Under-Secretary General

    Dr. Jibrin Ibrahim
    Former Director, Centre for Democracy and Development

    Frank Odita
    Principal Consultant & CEO, Frankcom Ltd. and Former Police Commissioner of Lagos State

    Ambassador Clement Layiwola Laseinde
    Director, Policy & Strategy, Office of the National Security Adviser