Fridays With Fatima - Where Are Nigeria's Young Poll Candidates?

Fatima Madaki, introduced in the first episode of Fridays with Fatima, works with Search for Common Ground Nigeria, which focuses on peacebuilding in Nigeria's communities, where citizens deal with Boko Haram attacks, Biafra separatists, and violence involving Fulani herders and farmers in several states. Now Fatima talks about how important it is for young Nigerians, especially women, to participate in the electoral process as candidates.


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Fatima Madaki.

Young activists took to the streets to fight for the Not Too Young to Run bill to be passed by the Nigerian government.

A group of young Nigerians join President Muhammadu Buhari after he signed the Not Too Young to Run bill into law.


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