A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Abuja - 88 observer groups have been given approval by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to monitor the 2015 February general elections
The groups according to the commission met the requirements and guidelines it issued for accreditation of observers.
The commission in a statement on its website, inec.org
, said the groups were to obtain and complete form EPMC 02 for the elections from the Elections and Party Monitoring Department, INEC Headquarters, Maitama, Abuja, between 8am and 4pm from Monday to Friday, starting from January 15 to 26, 2015.Also read: INEC to deploy 20 000 personnel for February 14 elections in Anambra
The commission added that in order to ensure prompt and efficient processing of ID cards, it called on all the accredited observer groups to compile the photographs of their members with the names and submit hard and soft copies to the commission before January 26.For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page.