Reported by: Comr Abubakar Madobi
Madobi Youth Development & Awareness Forum
(MYDAF) is in partnership with Centre for Information Technology and
Development (CITAD) in the fight against corruption. As a part of their
advocacy for a free and fair genereal elections (with zero-voting buying) MYDAF
held a lecture on the 7th of February 2019. The lecture held at Nana
Khadija islamiyya which was informative for sensitizing the audience under the Strengthening
Youth Participation against Corruption (YPAC) project.
The opening remark by MYDAF chairman
Sulaiman Shehu Idris enthused the audience not to promote under aged voting and
electoral violence- A common trend by desperate electorates who are buy over as
election rigging instruments. After His Presentation the Second presenter from
MYDAF Aminu Aruba discussed the effects of vote buying, he also dissuaded the
audience from multiple voting which he enlisted as gross electoral malpractice.
Further presentations were made
by the School teachers who also strengthened the opinion of the Chairman. Thereafter,
the audience were allowed to ask questions on the issues discussed. Addressing all the questions raised Malam Dayyabu
madobi MYDAF ASG re-emphasized the relevance of the sensitization.
During his closing remark And
prayer the secretary Nura Abubakar saleeh appreciated the school head master and
teachers for honoring our request and the cooperation given by the students. This
made the outing a success.
The event had an attendance of 195 Male
students 146 Female Students 4 teachers and 9 MYDAF members. In all, over 400
persons were reached.