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ACCREDITED OBSERVER GROUPS FOR KOGI AND BAYELSA STATES GOVERNORSHIP ELECTIONS 2015



The Independent National Electoral Commission has approved Fifty (50) Observer groups to participate in the forth coming Kogi and Bayelsa states Governorship Elections scheduled for 21st November, and 5th December, 2015 respectively.

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. CENTRE FOR STRATEGIC CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
2. JUSTICE & EQUITY ORGANISATIONS
3. ALLIANCE FOR CREDIBLE ELECTION IN NIGERIA
4. NEPAD NIGERIA OBSERVATION TEAM
5. AFRICAN CENTRE FOR LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & DEVELOPMENT (CENTRE LSD)
6. CENTRE FOR CIVIC EDUCATION AKA TRANSITION MONITORING GROUP
7. INITIAITVE FOR THE PROMOTION OF CIVIC OBLIGATIONS & SUSTAINABLE PEACE
8. RESEARCH INITIAITVE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND GENDER AWARENESS
9. CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CENTRE
10. CENTRE FOR CREDIBLE LEADERSHIP AND CITIZENS AWARENESS
11. WEST AFRICAN NETWORK OF ELECTION OBSERVERS (WANEO)
12. JUSTICE DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE COMMISSION (CATHOLIC CARITAS FOUNDATION OF NIGERIA)
13. CLEEN FOUNDATION
14. PAN AFRICAN LEADERSHIP LEAGUE
15. GLOBAL NETWORK FOR PEACE BUILDING
16. WOMEN MAKING THE DIFFERENCE INITIATIVE
17. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE ASSEMBLY LEGISLATORS
18. ELECTION MONITORS
19. COMMUNITY LIFE PROJECT/RECLAIM NAIJA
20. INT’L PEACE AND CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY CENTRE
21. WOMEN INITIATIVE FOR A BETTER NIGERIA
22. NIGERIAN CIVIL SOCIETY SITUATION ROOM (POLICY AND LEGAL ADVOCACY CENTRE)
23. FORUM OF STATE INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF NIGERIA (FOSIECOM)
24. HUMAN RIGHTS MONITOR
25. INDEPENDENT ELECTION MONITORING GROUP
26. AL-HABIBIYA ISLAMIC SOCIETY
27. AREWA CONSULTATIVE WOMEN ORGANISATION
28. POLICE SERVICE COMMISSION
29. NEW-VIEW GLOBAL INITIATIVE FOR YOUTH & WOMEN DEVELOPMENT
30. GAMJI MEMBERS
31. LEGISLATIVE PEOPLE ORIENTED SUPPORT INITIAITIVE
32. MOFEUS FOUNDATION
33. CENTRE FOR INTERVENTION
34. NATIONAL COMMITTEE OF PATRIOTS
35. GLOBAL INITIATIVE FOR AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT
36. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR PEACEFUL ELECTIONS IN NIGERIA
37. CITIZEN DIRECT NETWORK
38. NOBLE LEADERSHIP
39. NBA ELECTION WORKING GROUP
40. ORGANISATION OF PATRIOTIC YOUTHS FOR DEVELOPMENT
41. WOMEN ARISE FOR CHANGE INITIATIVE
42. AFRICAN INITIATIVE FOR SUSTANABLE AND POSITIVE DEVELOPMENT
43. ORIENT FOUNDATION
FOREIGN
44. BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION
45. INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR ELECTORAL SYSTEMS
46. U.S EMBASSY, ABUJA
47. EUROPEAN UNION
48. INTERNATIONAL REPUBLICAN INSTITUTE
49. AFRICAN UNION
50. NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTE

The above listed groups are to obtain, complete and return Form EPMC 002 for the two elections from the Elections and Party Monitoring Department, INEC Headquarters, Maitama, Abuja between 8.00am to 4.00am (Monday-Friday) starting from 2nd to 23rd October 2015.
Please note that the photographs of your members for deployment in the two states 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 Friday 23rd October, 2015. Late submission will not be entertained.
The date for distribution of observer kits in the two states will be communicated in due course.
Any further enquiries should be directed to the Director, Elections and Party Monitoring Department, (Bala I. Shittu 08036458237) INEC Headquarters Maitama, Abuja.
INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION

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