Makanjuola Taiwo Speaks About INEC Citizens Contact Centre

At the two-day INEC Youth Summit, Mr Makanjuola Taiwo of the Citizens Contact Centre (CCC) mentioned that the (CCC) was established primarily to enable a two way communication between the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and citizens.

The centre makes communication possible between the commission and the citizens via social media platforms like facebook, twitter, google+ and email.

Makanjuola, while speaking at the summit said: “Years back, youths find it difficult to send complains to the commission; but since the existence of INEC Citizens Contact Centre, we have been responding promptly to complain and issues from citizens.”

The centre also engages, and provides voters education on social media platform; educating Nigerian youths on electoral processes, and also gives adequate and detailed information on election manuals.

Makanjuola stressed further that the centre facilitates access to election information and ever ready to respond to enquiries and issues relating to the commission.

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