Nigeria, Jan. 30 -- An official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Magdalene Aku, has said the participation of youth in elections remains a central part of INEC's commitment to inclusivity.

Ms Aku, a chief administrative officer at the commission, noted that the youth are traditionally marginalised in the electoral process so much that they are losing confidence in the process.

She, however, said the commission is pleased with the turnout of young people during registration and the ongoing collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) across the country, hoping it would be sustained on election day.

She spoke at the launch of a Voter Education campaign by a group, The Teens and Nubile Club (TEENUB) in collaboration ...