National Electoral Commission, INEC Stephen Ojewande has said internal democracy among political parties had increased voters’ education and participation.
Ojewande stated this during a review and refresher workshop for Training of Trainers on Voter Education organised by Westminster Foundation for Democracy in Abuja.
He said poor turnout of voters cannot be attributed to inefficient voters education, saying that the commission had intense voters education activities carried out in collaboration with other stakeholders.
According to him, factors responsible for voter apathy are the political class, and they need to get their games right in terms of internal democracy and also involve themselves in voter’s education.
The Head of Department, Community Development Services and Social Projects, Osun Secretariat, Kayode Peters said the impact of voters education and use of the Corps Members cannot be over emphasised, adding that they are spread across communities in the country.