December 4, 2022



Anambra to penalise politicians for pasting marketing campaign posters on buildings, stadia, others

The Managing Director/Chief Govt Officer (CEO), Anambra State Signage and Commercial Company (ANSSAA), Mr Tony Odili Ujubuoñu, Tuesday, warned that the company would penalise any political social gathering candidate caught defacing public buildings.

Ujubuoñu, who disclosed this in a press release, additionally insisted that each one politicians wiling to erect political billboards should acquire approval from acceptable quarters or face rapid sanction.

“Political social gathering candidates should be sure that their brokers don’t deface public locations like bridges, constructing, stadia, faculty partitions and many others., with their posters. Defaulters will probably be penalized. We urge all advertisers utilizing billboards to acquire Promoting Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) vetting of their marketing campaign messages earlier than posting them.

“If a board is erected with out correct approval which is given solely to registered outside promoting businesses by ANSAA, such board or boards will instantly be introduced down, confiscated and the defaulter will bear the price of such enforcement. The charges anticipated to be paid to ANSAA for political marketing campaign within the state is the political marketing campaign allow charges which allows the political social gathering candidate to marketing campaign in and across the state for the place she or he is contesting.

“The charges are as follows are N10,000,000 for presidential marketing campaign, N7,500,000 for Senatorial Marketing campaign, Federal Home of Consultant Marketing campaign– N5, 000,000, State Home of Meeting Marketing campaign– N1, 000,000. The charges cowl the costs for posting political posters in personal locations, publicity of pictures on political marketing campaign workplaces, autos, banners, T-Shirts, caps, flags, flyers, wrappers, buntings, kerchiefs, stickers, and many others.

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“To carry highway exhibits, rallies and use of public deal with programs in and across the 21 native authorities areas of the state. Observe that this doesn’t embrace the charges for promoting on billboards which, as famous above, will probably be paid on their behalf by the registered outside promoting practitioner,” the assertion stated.