Before the date of the Election, each qualified voter is expected to have registered. At the registration centre, he will be given a voter’s card which qualifies him for voting on the day of the election.
On election day, the electorate goes to the centre where he was registered. He presents his voter’s card and he will be accredited for voting. After accreditation, he is given the ballot paper where all the political parties and their logos are written.
IMPORTANCE OF VOTING
- Voting create avenue for people to participate in the decision – making of their country.
- It is an instrument for a peaceful change of bad leaders or dictatorial government.
- Voting is the yard stick for measuring public opinion either to vote against during election period.
- It is an instrument for promoting national unity in a plural society like Nigeria.
- People are given equal status or equal political opportunity to elect their representatives.
- List the importance of voting or see your work book for exercise.
VOTER EDUCATION: FULL EXPLANATION