In keeping with the ever increasing use of technology within the Nigerian political landscape, the newly launched “Next For Nigeria” smartphone app is set to further revolutionize digital campaigning. Described as an election app with a twist, clever use of a magic-like technology called Augmented Reality which blends the real-world overlay digital media brings voters face to face with Presidential Candidates via personal video messages which triggered when a user points their phone camera to a political party logo. The app is sure to sway the minds of undecided voters.
When asked about the use of technology within campaigns to engage potential voters, APC Party campaign media and publicity director Malam Garba Shehu said, “The young peoples’ expression and voice regarding their decision for Nigeria’s future will be shared through these apps and distributed through popular social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others,”.
With the March 28th election date drawing ever closer, the tech-savvy Nigerian electorate is sure to ramp up campaigning efforts, with Next For Nigeria providing a fresh approach to campaigning previously seen.
Try out the “Next for Nigeria” app for yourself by downloading free from NEXT FOR NIGERIA App