The United States Agency for International Development, alongside Food Basket Foundation International, Palladium and other development partners have stated that
jointly addressed by the agencies in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
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“With the advent of citizen journalism, information circulates quickly. Unfortunately, some individuals, either by omission or commission have distorted information, leading to misinformation, disinformation and malformation.
“The misuse and repression of both offline and digital civic spaces, no doubt, have contributed to the perceptions, mostly negative, of members of the international community about Nigeria.
Nigerian digital civic space, like any other nation in the globe, is intended to facilitate citizens’ abilities to exercise their rights to freedom of association, peaceful assembly and expression guaranteed by the constitution.
Akinyele therefore urged that the integrity of the elections must not be compromised for the betterment of Nigerians and the legacy of the country.
She was supported by the Efua Edeh, Head of Research, SBM Intelligence,