The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has listed rules and regulations as political campaigns begin today.
Joseph Chukwu, Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Ebonyi, met with chairmen and leaders of parties on Tuesday in Abakalik
According to him, using foul language during the political campaigns is prohibited.
He added that candidate and parties must adhere to financing regulations and limits.
Religious places, police stations and public offices shall not be used for campaigns, rallies, or to attack parties, candidates, their programmes and ideologies.
“Such actions include destruction and or defacing campaign billboards and posters of candidates and denial of political parties access to public facilities for rallies.
“Scheduling of political rallies by two or more political parties the same day at the same venue close to each other”, he added.
According to INEC’s timetable, the presidential and National Assembly elections will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2023.
Also, the governorship and State Assembly elections on Saturday, March 11, 2023.