ANSIEC Attends a 3-Day Workshop organized by Administrative Staff College of Nigeria(ASCON), with the theme: Leadership and Good Governance towards effective service delivery for State Electoral Commissions in the Federation, 28th – 30th August, 2017.
The following six (6) topics were treated:
ASCON Workshop attendees educate other ANSIEC Staff on the outcome of the workshop. A One-Day internal workshop, the following topics were delivered to the ANSIEC staff.
(a) Overview of Service Delivery in the Nigerian Public Service: Issues, Challenges and Public Expectation of Electoral Commissions by Mrs. Helen Umeh (JP)- Officer-In-Charge,
(b) Application of Knowledge Management in Electoral Process by Mr. Aloy Muoka - Electoral Officer, and
(c) The Role of Electoral Commission in Promoting Good Governance – Mrs. Chinyelu Ogene - Ag. D. Admin.
The remaining topics to be treated on the next internal workshop
Dr. Rogers Obi - Executive Chairman (2001 – 2003)
Chief Cornel Umeh - Executive Chairman (2004 – 2009).
Prof. Titus I. Eze - Executive Chairman (2010 – 2012).
Hon. Sylvester Okonkwo - Executive Chairman (2012 – 2015).
Hon. Emma Ezenwaji PhD - Executive Secretary (2001 – 2010).
Hon. Benjamin Uzoka - Executive Secretary (2010 – 2015).
Mrs. Helen Umeh - Officer-In-Charge (2015 – date).
Anambra State Independent Electoral Commission (ANSIEC) was established on 1st January, 2000 (SIEC Law, 2000). The Commission was inaugurated on 19th March, 2001 with the following responsibilities assigned to it by law.
The Commission’s headquarters is located at KM 8 No. 14/16 Awka – Onitsha Express way, Awka. The Commission’s postal correspondence is P.M.B. 6045, Awka, Email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.The Commission also have out-station offices in the twenty-one (21) Local Government Area headquarters of Anambra State. The Commission staff strength is about eighty-seven (87). Some of the staff totalling about thirty-five (35) are drawn from various ministries in the State. They are all paid in their various parent organisations. The rest of the staff are employed by the Commission and paid through the Commission’s overhead. The staff serve at headquarters and the field respectively. The Commission on 11th December, 2001 conducted a Referendum for the creation of new Local Government Area in the twenty-one (21) L.G.A.’s of the State. On 11th January, 2014, the Commission conducted its first Local Council polls for the election of Chairmen and Councillors since its establishment. The tenure of the elected Chairmen and Councillors has expired since 2016 and the Commission is yet to conduct another election.
There are six departments in the Commission, namely;
There are also five Autonomous Units, namely;