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Empowering citizens with budgetary information in Northern Nigeria

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Follow the Money, a Nigerian start-up that tracks budgetary allocations, empowers citizens by providing information through local languages – online, by SMS and across community radios – in the country’s northern region. The project acts as an intermediary between the public and policymakers to ensure transparency and accountability in the health and education sectors.

Listen to this short interview with Hamzat Lawal, a Follow the Money founder, as he explains how one local community in Northern Nigeria benefited from their budget tracker.

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