INEC Accredits YIAGA, 40 Other Observer Groups For Edo Guber Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the Youth Initiative for Advocacy Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) and forty (40) other observer groups to participate in the forthcoming Edo State Governorship Election scheduled for September 10, 2016.

A total of thirty-three (33) domestic and eight (8) foreign groups were cleared by the election management body to observe the Edo guber polls.

The organizations  include:

  • Transition Monitoring Group (TMG)
  • Community Life Project (Reclaim Naija)
  • African Initiative for Sustainable & Positive Development
  • Centre for Credible Leadership & Citizen Awareness
  • Alliance for Credible Elections In Nigeria
  • National Association of State Assembly Legislators (NASAL)
  • Centre for Strategy, Ethics and Value
  • Justice & Equity Organisation
  • Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room (Policy &Legal Advocacy Centre)
  • Northern Patriotic Front
  • National Committee on Patriots (NCOP)
  • Inclusive Friends Association
  • Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD)
  • Human Rights Monitor
  • Independent Election Monitoring Group
  • Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement
  • Centre for Transparency Advovacy
  • Cleen Foundation
  • Pan African Leadership League (Pall)
  • Voice of African Women On Dignity
  • Institute for Peace And Conflict Resolution
  • Centre for Democracy and Development
  • Gamji Members’ Association
  • Election Monitor
  • Enough is Enough
  • Justice Development and Peace Commission
  • Rights Monitoring Group
  • New-View Global Initiative for Youth & Women Development
  • Elyon Reform and Charity Centre
  • NEPAD Nigeria
  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • National Orientation Agency
  • Forum of State Independent Electoral Commissions Of Nigeria


  • National Democratic Institute for Int’l Affairs (NDI)
  • International Republican Institute (IRI)
  • British High Commission
  • International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)
  • US Consulate, Lagos
  • European Union Delegation
  • African Union-Economic, Social & Cultural Council

European Union Delegation to Nigeria & ECOWAS

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