EUSDGN Cohort Facilitates Crucial Discussion Forum, Uniting Security Agencies to Strengthen Election Security in Nigeria


The European Union-Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EUSDGN) Cohort hosted a Discussion Forum with key Security Agencies. The high-level engagement brought together top security officials to deliberate on strategic measures and collaborative initiatives aimed at ensuring the safety, credibility, and fairness of electoral processes.

The event, hosted in Port Harcourt provided a platform for representatives from various security agencies, including the police, military, and intelligence services, to engage in open dialogue, share insights, and collectively address the challenges surrounding election security.

The commitment and dedication of the security agencies in safeguarding the democratic process was commended by participants. Underscoring the crucial role security agencies play in ensuring a secure and conducive environment for citizens to exercise their voting rights.

The Discussion Forum on Election Security concluded with a shared commitment to fostering a secure electoral environment, free from intimidation and violence. The EU-SDGN Cohort reiterated its support for security agencies in their mission to uphold the democratic values of Nigeria, emphasizing the importance of collaborative efforts to ensure the success of future elections in the country.