To ensure stability, Facebook will “help” Nigeria with its upcoming general elections

Facebook will be helping Nigeria with its upcoming 2019 presidential elections. This comes after a team from Facebook, led by Ebele Okobi (Facebook’s Public Policy Director for Afrika) visited and met with Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to explore various ways in which they could work together on voter education and engaging citizens ahead of the 2019 elections. The 2019 Nigerian general elections are scheduled to take place on 16 February 2019. The initiative is not going to be the first time that Facebook has been involved directly with elections on the continent. In 2017, the social media company ran some voter…

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