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INEC approves forty four (44) Observer groups for Edo State Governorship Election scheduled for 10th September, 2016



ACCREDITED OBSERVER GROUPS FOR EDO

STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION 2016

 

The Independent National Electoral Commission has approved forty four (44) Observer groups to participate in the forth coming Edo State Governorship Election scheduled for 10th September, 2016.

This is sequel to the initial applications as contained in the completed Form EPMC 01 and assessed by the Commission.  The approved groups are as follows;

 

S/NO ORGANISATION
  DOMESTIC
1. TRANSITION MONITORING GROUP (TMG)
2. COMMUNITY LIFE PROJECT (RECLAIM NAIJA)
3. AFRICAN INITIATIVE FOR SUSTINABLE & POSITIVE DEVELOPMENT
4. CENTRE FOR CREDIBLE LEADERSHIP & CITIZEN AWARENESS
5. ALLIANCE FOR CREDIBLE ELECTIONS IN NIGERIA
6. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE ASSEMBLY LEGISLATORS (NASAL)
7. CENTRE FOR STRATEGY, ETHICS AND VALUE
8. JUSTICE & EQUITY ORGANISATION
9. NIGERIA CIVIL SOCIETY SITUATION ROOM (POLICY &LEGAL ADVOCACY CENTRE)
10. NORTHERN PATRIOTIC FRONT
11. NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON PATRIOTS (NCOP)
12. INCLUSIVE FRIENDS ASSOCIATION
13. CENTRE FOR CITIZENS WITH DISABILITIES (CCD)
14. HUMAN RIGHTS MONITOR
15. INDEPENDENT ELECTION MONITORING GROUP
16. YOUTH INITIATIVE FOR ADVOCACY, GROWTH & ADVANCEMENT
17. CENTRE FOR TRANSPARENCY ADVOVACY
18. CLEEN FOUNDATION
19. PAN AFRICAN LEADERSHIP LEAGUE (PALL)
20. VOICE OF AFRICAN WOMEN ON DIGNITY
21. INSTITUTE FOR PEACE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION
22. CENTRE FOR DEMOCRACY AND DEVELOPMENT
23. GAMJI MEMBERS’ ASSOCIATION
24. ELECTION MONITOR
25. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH
26. JUSTICE DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE COMISSION
27. RIGHTS MONITORING GROUP
28. NEW-VIEW GLOBAL INITIATIVE FOR YOUTH & WOMEN DEVELOPMENT
29. POLICE SERVICE COMMISSION
30. NEPAD NIGERIA
31. NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION
32. NATIONAL ORIENTATION AGENCY
33. FORUM OF STATE INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSIONS OF NIGERIA
34 ELYON REFORM AND CHARITY CENTRE
35 CENTRE FOR CREDIBLE LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY AND DEVELOPMENT
36 NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR WOPMEN SOCIETY (NCWS)
37 HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA)
  FOREIGN
38 NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTE FOR INT’L AFFAIRS (NDI)
39. INTERNATIONAL REPUBLICAN IN STITUTE (IRI)
40. BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION
41. INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR ELECTORAL SYSTEMS (IFES)
42. US CONSULTATE, LAGOS
43. EUROPEAN UNION DELEGATION TO NIGERIA AND ECOWAS
44. AFRICAN UNION – ECONOMIC, SOCIAL & CULTURAL COUNCIL

 

The above listed groups are to obtain, complete and return Form EPMC 002 for the election from the Elections and Party Monitoring Department, INEC Headquarters, Maitama, Abuja between 9:00am to 4:00pm (Monday-Friday) starting from Monday 15th to Monday 22nd August 2016.

Please note that the photographs of your members for deployment to the state along with their names are to be submitted in hard and soft copies (CD drive please- using J PEG) to the Elections and Party Monitoring Department, INEC latest Monday 29th August 2016.  Late submission will not be entertained.

The date for distribution of observer kits in the state will be communicated in due course.

 

INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION

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