The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has decried what it called the very poor followership of its activities in the social media by eligible voters for the 2019 general elections. Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, the Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, stated this in Enugu on Monday. Oyekanmi made the statement at the presentation of Voter Education Implementation and Capacity Building Workshop for INEC’s Public Affairs Officers (PAOs) in Enugu. In the presentation titled; ‘‘Effective Use of Social Media in Voter Education and Public Enlightenment,’’ Oyekanmi described the poor followership of INEC on the social media as a huge constraint as INEC was preparing for the 2019 general elections. He noted that out of 85 million registered eligible voters for the 2019 elections, only about one million (approximately 1.8 per cent) were following INEC on twitter; while on Facebook, the commission could only boast of about 314,000 (approximately … [Read more...] about INEC decries poor social media followership of its activities
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