NICE prepared for civic education exercise

The National Initiative for civic education (NICE) says it is geared to provide civic and voter education to all Malawians ahead of the July 2 presidential polls.

The body has made the communication in a statement released on Wednesday 25 March and signed by NICE’s executive Director Ollen Mwalubunju.

The statement has among other things called on the president,political parties and parliament to ensure that they create a conducive environment where all  parties will have confidence in the process.

Barely 2 days after the Malawi electoral commission MEC announced the elections calendar NICE  has come out to assure Malawians that it will hold civic education exercise across the country.

In a statement released by the civic education body said it will utilize the strategies which it used in the 2019 elections because they made an impact.

Among other strategies NICE aired voter mobilization jingles on both national and community radios developed IEC material such as posters and stickers.

However in the wake of the Corona Virus restriction of 100 people in a gathering,the body will use night criers,social media and jingles to educate the masses on all electoral processes

NICE has at least 9000 volunteers who will raise awareness to all Malawians regardless of their religious or political affiliation.

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