NEC Threatens to Prosecute Violators

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By: R. Joyclyn Wea

MONROVIA-Forward of the conduct of the October 10, 2023, Presidential and Legislative Elections, the Nationwide Elections Fee, (NEC) has threatened to punish aspirants who’re concerned in violating the electoral and marketing campaign legal guidelines of Liberia.

Addressing a information convention on Wednesday, Might 25, 2023, the Chairperson of NEC, Madam Davidetta Brown Lansanah, famous that he establishment stays unwavering in prosecuting could be violators.

As per the sooner pronouncement, the Fee has reiterated that documentation of violations of the marketing campaign rules is ongoing since 5 Might 2023.

The Fee additionally notes that because the issuance of the Might 15, 2023, ultimatum for would-be aspirants to take away or take down their paraphernalia, the Fee, in monitoring, noticed that in lots of the fifteen (15) counties is unheeded.

The Fee by its chairperson famous that it’s going to apply applicable measures for these violations.

“The Fee reminds all aspirants that the Marketing campaign interval runs from 5 August 2023 to eight October 2023.”

In the meantime, the NEC additionally makes use of this chance to tell political events, coalitions, alliances, and impartial aspirants that, primarily based on the electoral timeline, the nomination of candidates for the ten October 2023 Common Elections will start on 14 June 2023 and finish at 5:00 PM on 14 July 2023, with no extension. All political events, coalitions, alliances, and impartial aspirants are suggested to make the most of this one-month interval to finish their nomination course of.

Equally, NEC revealed that it has not obtained all of the funds wanted for the conduct of the 2023 elections noting that it’s nonetheless partaking the Ministry of Finance in that regard.

Supply: New republic liberia

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