Former Executive Director of Africa Action discusses upcoming Nigerian Elections

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Amid the Boko Haram insurgency and administrative hurdles, tens-of-millions of Nigerians could be unable to vote in this month’s general election. The February 14 ballot will be the first election in the young democracy’s history – in which polls suggest a close race between rival candidates. CCTV America’s Susan Roberts interviewed Nii Akuetteh, former Executive Director of Africa Action. He discussed the Nigerian elections and its challenges.

Former Executive Director of Africa Action discusses upcoming Nigerian Elections

Amid the Boko Haram insurgency and administrative hurdles, tens-of-millions of Nigerians could be unable to vote in this month's general election. The February 14 ballot will be the first election in the young democracy's history - in which polls suggest a close race between rival candidates. CCTV America's Susan Roberts interviewed Nii Akuetteh, former Executive Director of Africa Action. He discussed the Nigerian elections and its challenges.