Election Alert: Bayelsa, Imo and Kogi!

β€œVoting is not only a right, but a privilege. We must take it seriously, exercise it, and make sure our voices are heard.β€œ

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

(Nigerian author)

Dear Active Citizen,

Tomorrow's a big day for Bayelsa, Imo, and Kogi as they head to the polls. πŸ‡³πŸ‡¬ Your voice matters, but so does your safety! 🚨 Here's a quick rundown:

😟 Bayelsa's Historical Struggles: Bayelsa has a history of politically orchestrated violence, especially in Nembe, Brass, Ekeremor, and Southern Ijaw.
To our Bayelsa friends, keep a watchful eye and stay safe! πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ

πŸ€” Imo's Impressive Numbers: Did you know Imo boasts a whopping 2.41 million registered voters? That's incredible! However, the security situation is tense due to the activities of armed groups aligned with the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). πŸ›‘ Stay vigilant, Imo!

Please note that there will be no election in 38 Polling Units in Imo State. Click to see the list.

🚨 Kogi's Troubling Trends: Kogi identified as having a propensity for electoral violence, experienced a shocking incident after the general election in March. Reports of 100 INEC staff and an ad hoc official being abducted surfaced. 😨 Scary, right?

πŸ‘‰ The Big Question: Is any politician's ambition worth your blood? πŸ€”Β NO WAY! Your life is priceless.

πŸ™Œ Our Urgent Plea: We urge you to vote, but PLEASE, exercise caution. Your safety is our priority. If the risk feels too high, prioritize your well-being. πŸ€—πŸ’™

🌐 Voter Pro Tip: Heading to vote? Check out gotomypu.com to find your polling unit and get a map to guide you. Easy peasy!

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πŸš€ Our report on the progress of the 29 state #EndSARS judicial panels is officially out. Check if your State has made their findings public – now's the perfect time to demand accountability!

Get the full report here.

Stay safe this weekend.
The EiE Nigeria Team.