Ekiti 2014 Election: A Lesson in Numbers

Stanley Achonu

The votes may have been cast and counted; the victory speech may have been given and opponents have conceded, but the deluge of analyses in what is arguably the most discussed gubernatorial elections in Nigeria’s recent electoral history persist.

For BudgIT this infographic is a deliberate attempt to view the elections from a broader prism than the cult of personality that the candidates were/are.

As we commend INEC for overseeing these elections, it is clear more work needs to be done. And so we have focused on the bigger picture—and lessons—that the numbers from Ekiti present, ahead of next year’s elections in Africa’s largest economy and most populous nation.

* Ruona Agbroko-Meyer compiled this report.