The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has published and released guidelines for the conduct of political rallies, processions and campaigns.
A statement signed by the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Barrister Festus Okoye, noted the commission also released guidelines for Finances and Election Expenses of Parties, Candidates and Aspirants.
The statement also notes that the commission have also approved the reappointment of the Secretary of the Commission, Mrs. Rose Oriaran-Anthony, for a second and final term of four years, with effect from 7th December 2022, in accordance with Section 8 of the Electoral Act, 2022.
Rose Oriaran-Anthony hails from Edo State.
She holds a Bachelor of Education (B. Ed) degree in Language Arts from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, a Master’s degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Abuja and another Master’s degree in Public Communication and Public Relations from the University of Westminster, in the United Kingdom.
She is the second female Secretary of the Commission and the first to have her tenure renewed.
Mrs Oriaran-Anthony, is a long-term staff of the Commission and has served as Public Affairs Officer, Assistant Director (Information and Publicity), Deputy Director (Voter Education) and Director (Civil Societies Liaison).
Her last posting was Administrative Secretary in Delta State before her first appointment on 5th December 2018.
The statement reminded political parties of their obligation to submit required reports to the Commission in accordance with the provisions of Section 90(4) of the Electoral Act 2022 and the applicable sanctions failure to comply as provided in Section 89(4) of the Electoral Act.
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