Abuja - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved 44 observer groups to participate in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) area council elections scheduled for March 19, 2016.
The approval came after the assessment of the initial applications submitted by the groups as contained in the completed Form EPMC 01.
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According to the statement issued by the commission on Tuesday, 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 8a.m. to 4a.m. from Monday to Friday, starting from February 24, to March 7, 2016.
Some of the groups include, Centre for Civic Education, Transition Monitoring Group, (TMG) and Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution,
- News 24