Ekiti State government website, www.ekitistate.gov.ng, is best in the country in terms of effectiveness and management, according to the Nigerian Governors’ Forum ranking for 2013.
According to the new web ranking released by the Nigerian Governors’ Forum and made available to all state governors at its last meeting, the Ekiti State government website is followed by Cross River State government website, which came second and the Kano State government website which was ranked third best in the country.
Other states’ websites ranked within the top ten include: Ogun (fourth); Oyo (fifth); Bauchi (sixth); Bayelsa (seventh); Adamawa (eighth); Abia (ninth) and Nassarawa (tenth).
The Ekiti 3.0 six-channel website which was ranked second in 2012 was adjudged the best for its rich content, superb visual resolution, cross compatibility with mac and windows as well as its accessibility by major browsers, according to the report.
The NGF’s commissioned panel of experts had in their analysis scored the 36 states’ websites in the following areas: technical, design, navigation, content, and engagement. Other key points were social media, feedback mechanism, FAQ, sitemaps, links, graphics, logo, language, load time, visual, and validation.