The Activism Blog: We are paying very close attention to The Alternative. You should too

First launched in 2014 and suspended for three years, The Alternative – a Twitter-based handle seeking to sensitise younger Nigerian voters about the stakes in the next elections.

It resumed operations in June this year, and already speaks smart digital engagement strategy. And more importantly, it is raising important questions.

Like this one: 

https://twitter.com/alternativeng/status/877469441696690176

And this one:

https://twitter.com/alternativeng/status/876873760841887749

And these ones:

https://twitter.com/alternativeng/status/883565725956419584

https://twitter.com/alternativeng/status/883236881735045120

https://twitter.com/alternativeng/status/878623849172144129

While its owners are decidedly anonymous for now, only following one Kenyan politician, friends in Abuja point to a small clique as the origins of the project. 

But until we have that confirmed, it’s enough to say, this is good work, as far as we can see. 

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