How to make money in the 2019 election: The General elections are few weeks away, the political season heating up and partisan activities already in progress, let me tell you before it is too late… join the many Nigerians that have been smart enough to take hold of the opportunities that this season presents. While this is not in any way suggesting illegal activities to engage in, there are many lucrative and legit endeavors that you can engage in that will make you sleep well at night. Residing in Abuja and Lagos gives you an ample advantage as it is the central of all electoral activities
Whether you’re a political enthusiast or not, you too can tap from the money that goes around during the time of political election campaigns. Here are 12 ideas you can explore to make you get your share of the national cake you have craved for so long.
1 INEC Adhoc official
The Independent National Electoral Commission is the body saddled with the responsibilities of conducting elections in Nigeria and during general elections period, they always reach out to the mass for extra manpower to carry out the rigors of electoral processes. Hence, the agency calls unto Nigerians to be part of their teams and mostly, the turn the Civil servants and other Federal Governt institutions such as NYSC, Federal Tertiary Institutions amongst others. If you are a corps member, a student of a tertiary institution and civl servants, get on the INEC website to sign for an Election job
2 Social media marketing
Being one of the most powerful tools available today, if you have a social media profile with a huge followership, or you are a highly skilled social media marketer, then you can make money by helping aspirants spread word of their ambitions. Media strategists use their influence on social media platforms such as Facebook and twitter to garner support for candidates who hire them.
3 T-shirt design, hats, umbrella design
T-shirts, hats, and umbrellas are commonly used for publicity during election campaigns. Aspirants for public offices have their pictures and names boldly printed on these materials and then distribute them to people free of charge. This is with the aim of drawing attention, since people tend to read whatever they notice on these materials. You could come up with unending ideas, while supporting your favorite cause or candidate, or you could be politically neutral and come up with funny products that zing both sides.