The Commission met today, Thusday 24 November 2022, and deliberated on
several issues including the publication and release of guidelines for the Conduct of Political Rallies, Processions and Campaigns as well as that of Finances and Election Expenses of Parties, Candidates and Aspirants. It also deliberated on the appointment of a Secretary to the Commission.

The Commission approved the publication and release of the guidelines for the Conduct of Political Rallies, Processions and Campaigns as well as that finances and Election Expenses of political parties, Candidates and Aspirants.
Consequently, the Commission has uploaded the two documents to its website and social media handles while copies will be made available to political parties, civil society groups, the media and other critical stakeholders.

All political parties were reminded of their obligation to submit the required
reports to the Commission in accordance with the provisions of Section 90(4) of the Electoral Act 2022 and the applicable sanctions for failure to comply as provided in Section 894) of the Electoral Act.

Reappointment Approved

The Commission also approved the reappointment of the Secretary of the
Commission, Mrs. ROse Oriaran-Anthony, 1or a second and final term tenure years, with effect from 7 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 the 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. She is a long-term staff of the Commission and has served as Public Affairs Officer, Assistant Director (Information and Publicity), Deputy.

Dircctor (Voter Education) and Director (Civil Societies Liaison). Her last posting
was Administrative Secretary in Delta State before her first appointment on 5
December 2018.

Festus Okoye Esq
National Commissioner and Chairman,
Information and Voter Education Committee
Thursday 24 November 2022.

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