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El-Rufai is right: Nigerians do think all governors are thievesFeatures

El-Rufai is right: Nigerians do think all governors are thievesFeatures
No governor has done more to tackle the systemic and structural shortcomings of our democracy than Mr El-Rufai himself.

As more and more Nigerian parents see their children returning to school after the disruption of Covid-19 they need to be able to trust institutions as much as they need to be able trust leaders.They also need to be able to receive vital public health messages instantaneously.As both a Nigerian tech entrepreneur and as a digital democracy campaigner, I have seen firsthand how true this is.That’s why the digital democracy campaign I lead created Rate Your Leader, a free app which puts local officials in direct person-to-person contact with the people they serve.

Joel Popoola is a Nigerian tech entrepreneur, digital democracy campaigner and creator of the free Rate Your Leader app.These allegations follow an election which has thankfully been described as “relatively peaceful” and “relatively credible” by the Centre for Democracy and Development.

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