INEC Approves Forty Four Groups to Observe FCT Area Council Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission has approved Forty four (44) Observer groups to participate in the FCT Area Council Elections scheduled for 19th March, 2016. The approval is sequel to the initial applications as contained in the completed Form EPMC 01 and assessed by the Commission.

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According to the Commission, the approved Observer groups are to obtain, complete and return Form EPMC 002 for the Elections from the Elections and Party Monitoring Department, INEC Headquarters, Maitama, Abuja between 8.00am to 4.00am (Monday-Friday) starting from 24th February to 7th March, 2016.

The Commission also said the date for distribution of observer kits in the FCT Area Councils will be communicated in due course and that any further enquiries should be directed to the Director, Elections and Party Monitoring Department, (Bala I. Shittu 08036458237) INEC Headquarters, Maitama, Abuja.

The approved groups are as follows:

S/NO
ORGANISATION

DOMESTIC
1.
National Association of State Assembly Legislators (NASAL)
2.
West African Network of Election Observers (WANEO)
3.
Diaspora Advocacy for a new Dawn Initiative in Nigeria
4.
Africa For Millennium Change Initiative
5.
Research Initiative for Sustainable Development and Gender Awareness (RISDGA)
6.
African Initiative for Sustainable Positive Development
7.
Network of Civil Society Organization in Nigeria
8.
Global Development Centre for Rescue Mission in Nigeria
9.
African Christian Care Trust Organization
10.
Centre for Credible Leadership and Citizens Awareness
11.
Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution
12.
Community Life Project (Reclaim Naija)
13.
Global Women Empowerment Association
14.
Human Right and Relief Charity Organization
15.
Int’l Peace and Civic Responsibility Centre
16.
Centre for Strategy, Ethics and Values
17.
Centre for Civic Education (Transition Monitoring Group) (TMG)
18.
Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA)
19.
Justice & Equity Organization
20.
Arewa Consultative Women Organization
21.
African Centre for Leadership Strategy and Development
22.
Centre for Strategic Conflict Management
23.
International Noble Initiative Club
24.
Restoration for Truth Rights Initiative
25.
Patriotic Women Foundation
26.
Citizens Rights and Leadership Initiative
27.
Nigeria Bar Association (NBA)
28.
Global Network for Peace Building
29.
Connected Development Initiative (CODE)
30.
Gamji Members Association
31.
African Youths International Development Foundation
32.
African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council
33.
Global Agenda for Total Emancipation
34.
Youth Education on Human Rights and Civic Responsibilities
35.
Civic Liberties Organization (CLO)
36.
Nigeria Vote Count Campaigners
37.
Centre for Policy Advocacy and Leadership Development
38.
International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)
39.
Orient Foundation for Social Justice and Civic Education
40.
Women Initiative for a Better Nigeria
41
Election Monitor
42.
Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room (PLAC)
43.
New-View Global Initiative for Youth and Women Development
44.
NEPAD Nigeria

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