Electoral Hub

The FCT Area Council elections are scheduled to hold on 12 February 2022. In the run up to the election, the political and electoral landscape has been rife with voter apathy, intra-party rivalry, and insecurity. Given the status of the FCT as the seat of the federal government in the country, coupled with the fact that only local elections are held in the territory, the upcoming FCT Area Council elections are highly significant.


Against this background, The Electoral Hub, an organ of the Initiative for Research, Innovation and Advocacy in Development, has produced this political context analysis to help stakeholders understand the contexts in which the FCT election will be conducted. The following are our observations:

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