YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN ELECTORAL PROCESS (A STUDY ON THE ROLE OF YOUTH IN THE 2015 ELECTION IN BIRNIN KEBBI)

ABSTRACT
This research work captioned to explore the effort, role and contributions of youth in electoral process, in Birnin Kebbi metropolis in 2015 general election. The research work examined the factors hindering youth participation in the last general elections where emphases was placed on lack of adequate knowledge and information on electoral process, lack of adequate education, deprivation, unemployment and absence of free and fair election, which are in place to bring about electoral related vices. The research work assess the factors encouraging participation of youth in electoral process and offer solutions that could encourage youth participation in future coming elections.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title Page
Abstract
Table of Contents

CHAPTER ONE
1.1       Background to the Study
1.2       Statement of Research Problem
1.3       Research Questions
1.4       Objectives of the Study
1.5       Significance of the Study
1.6       Research Hypotheses
1.7       Scope of Study
1.8       Operationalization of Basic Concepts
1.9       Research Methodology
1.10     Chapterization
            Endnote

CHAPTER TWO:
Literature Review
Endnote

CHAPTER THREE: The Historical Background of Birnin Kebbi
3.0       Introduction
3.1       People
3.2       Agriculture
3.3       Crops
3.4       Culture
3.5       Structure and Composition of Gwandu Emirate Traditional Institution
3.6       General Political Culture of Birnin Kebbi
            Endnotes

CHAPTER FOUR: DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS
4.1       Introduction
4.2       Data Presentation and Analysis

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION
5.1       Summary of Findings
5.2       Conclusion
5.3       Recommendation
            Bibliography

CHAPTER ONE
GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study

The youth are acclaimed to be the future leaders, because of the crucial role they play in political and social development of any nation. They serve as the building block that links the past with the present. They also represent the future hope of every society. The survival of any political system depend on the role of youth in participatory democratic plat form which allowed all groups regardless of their position, to participate, articulate and negotiate the interest of national unity.1


A cardinal feature of democracy remains the active participation of people in governace.2The idea of youth participation in electoral process has become a popular part of contemporary political talk in every part of the world. In democratic states youth are leaders of tomorrow. This is because their age category is accompanied with physical, emotional and cognitive development that provides them the opportunity to contribute their own quota toward the growth and development of the nations.3 youth can be identified in the society as transitional stage because of the overall development that take place within the fixed age category. The place and participation of youth in our political process cannot be undermined or over emphasized. For our democracy to be stable and functional youth must be part of the process. Youth have both right and responsibility to help to shape future that they would inherit and quality of life they would experienced.4

Youth participation as a substantial force for inducing planed change which has gained a universal recognition. Youth participation is an expression of an essential involvement of people in their electoral process.5 The idea of youth has existed throughout modern civilization, rapid technological development which has resulted in series of lines capable of social reality and also youth participation help to the adoption of such realities.6 before then changed has occurred without plans or guidance but, today the trained is towards a planned. Change has enable youth in a large segment of societies to actively participate in planning and deliberates changes by creating political parties which affect their lives.7


1.2       Statement of Research Problem
Electoral process are mechanism by which youth of any back ground can be activity involve or participate in task of shaping policy and deciding how society should be governed, especially in democratic setting. Youth participation as a phenomenon is very central as far as electoral process is concerned.....

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