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Signed Version of the Electoral Act, 2022

This is the signed version of the Electoral Act 2022 which was assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari on 25th February 2022. The Electoral Act 2022 is the product of relentless advocacy by Yiaga Africa through our #FixElectionsNG project and in collaboration with several stakeholders across civil society, government and the media.




Yiaga Africa is a non-profit civic hub of change makers committed to the promotion of democratic governance, human rights and civic engagement. With its operational base in Abuja, Nigeria, Yiaga Africa focuses on in-depth research, providing critical analysis on key democratic and governance issues, crafting practical solutions, training and empowering citizens to lead change in their community. Yiaga Africa implements several innovative programs aimed at stimulating active citizenship, protecting human rights and deepening democratic governance. We invest in building networks and social movements to drive social change and transformation. Yiaga Africa has leadership structures and members in all 36 states and 774 Local Government Areas (LGA) of Nigeria.