An Indoor Game aimed at entrenching democraic values in Nigeria is to be promoted through visits to elder statesmen, eminent citizens and media houses across the country.
The nationwide advocacy visits are prelude to the formal public presentation of the game tagged “Democracy Indoor Game” later this year.
The brains behind the project, Professor Biodun Akinpelu of Lagos State University (LASU), Dr.Abodunrin Kofoworola of the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC), Abuja and Pastor Ellion Tanze disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.
The statement explains that Democracy Indoor Game was designed by a games enthusiast and simulated thoroughly by games experts from various universities in Nigeria. It is being produced as an entertaining, educative and informative master piece and as a tool to help in unifying the various ethnic nationalities.
It incorporates the three arms and tiers of government and teaches how to become a nationally acceptable political leader, showcases the functions of an effective electoral agency, the court of law and the indispensable role of an enlightened electorate.
Another indoor games developed by the Nigerian Games Experts tagged “Football on Board” presents the total football experience from club registration, playing teams to practical football play on the field including the rules: yellow cards, red cards, corner and penalty kicks, etc.
One of the teams that worked on the simulation of the games was led by Professor Adekunle Akinyemi of COPPIN State University, Maryland, USA – who had for many years been the Secretary (Africa Region), International Simulation and Games Association with world headquarters in Copenhagen.