The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is participating in the Carnival Calabar street parade as non-competitive band, to further sensitise the public on its Voter Education Campaign.
Speaking at the Carnival on Thursday , Prof. Mahmood Yakubu said, it was part of the commission’s resolve to take voter education to the larger population.
Yakubu, who was represented by Dr Frankland Briyai Resident Electoral Commissioner in Cross River, added Carnival Calabar was a good opportunity to sensitize the public on the need for participation in the electoral process.
The INEC chairman said that proper participation by the notary public, especially the youths would reduce incidences of thuggery and other forms of electoral violence.
“We want to get it right; so, we are exploiting every available opportunity to get Nigerians…
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