Ahead of the elections in February, advocacy group, EiE Nigeria is organizing a Presidential and Governorship election debate series called “The Peoples’ Debate”
The Peoples’ Debate”, hosted by EiE Nigeria in partnership with GenVoices, GEMSTONE and the Nigerian Global Shapers Hubs (Lagos, Abuja, Calabar, Ibadan & Kano) will hold in Lagos, Plateau, Kaduna, Imo, Rivers, Taraba as well as a Presidential debate in Abuja.
The debates are also supported by organizations like Google, Facebook, Channels TV and many others.
CEO of Channels Television, John Momoh and popular TV personality, Ebuka Obi Uchendu have been confirmed to moderate some of the debates. Other moderators will be announced soon. EiE has also announced 3 more voter concerts in Jos, Owerri and Lagos after the first two held in P/Harcourt on December 12, 2014 and Kaduna on January 10, 2015
2Face, Pasuma, Reminisce, MI, Ice Prince, Burna Boy and Yemi Alade are some of the confirmed headliners on these concerts.
EiE Nigeria (www.eienigeria.org) is a coalition of individuals and organizations committed to instituting a culture of good governance and public accountability in Nigeria through advocacy, activism and the mobilization of the youth population. The coalition includes The Future Project; Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN); Education as a Vaccine (EVA); Kudirat Initiative for Democracy (KIND); LYNX Nigeria, Budgit, RISE Networks; Chocolate City Group and EME.
EiE Nigeria created the RSVP (Register|Select|Vote|Protect) Campaign to leverage technology, especially social media to mobilize significant participation from citizens in the 18-35 age bloc.
You can follow conversations on social media with #RSVP2015 and #PartycipateNG