Ahead of the upcoming Nigeria elections, MTV Base and STV has taped a special pre-election programme with President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and young Nigerian voters to discuss the burning issues facing youth in Nigeria.
Taped at Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja, the official residence of the President of Nigeria, “Choose or Lose: President Goodluck Jonathan” is hosted by Oreka Godis, and premieres on Friday February 13, 2015 at 6pm on MTV Base and STV.
During the programme, six inspirational young Nigerians from different walks of life join the Nigerian President for a candid discussion about topics pertinent to their futures including Education, Power, Leadership, Healthcare, Security and Popular Culture.
Panelists taking part in the programme are Barrister Anu Hundeyin, Student Yagana Bukar, TV Producer/Director Jackleen Nnely, Human Resources consultant, Aniekan Nya-Etok, Lawyer, Jake Okechukwu Effoduh and Healthcare Professional Fadekemi Akinfaderin Agarau.
The programme is part of MTV Base’s “Choose or Lose” campaign, which encourages young people to go out, and vote for candidates they believe will make the greatest impact in the development of the country and in helping them realise their full potential.
The campaign, which utilises MTV Base’s TV, digital and social media platforms, features celebrities as well as members of the public as they underline the important message of youth participation in the electoral process.
Some of the notable personalities that have already lent their voices to the campaign include: Ben Murray-Bruce, 2Face, Banky W, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Sound Sultan, Emmanuel Ikubese, Davido, Falz, Reminisce, Emma Nyra, Solid Star, Oreka Godis, Omalicha, Yemi Alade, Omojuwa and Stanley Azuakola.