Ahead of the official commencement of campaigns for the 2023 general elections, presidential aspirants interested in having their posters in Anambra State will have to pay N10m each to the state government.
Other categories of candidates seeking political offices will also pay various sums of money to have their campaign materials displayed.
Naija News understands Senatorial candidates will pay N7million, House of Representatives candidates will pay N5mllion; and State House of Assembly candidates will pay N1mllion.
This was made known on Saturday in a statement issued by the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Anambra Signage and Advertising Agency (ANSAA), Mr Tony Ujubuonu.
The statement however added that posting of posters on bridges, road demarcations; street light poles, roundabouts and public buildings remain prohibited.
The notice read, “As campaign for 2023 general election officially commences next month, September; Anambra State Signage and Advertisement Agency (ANSAA), in charge of all forms of Advertising in the state, wishes to bring some important information to your notice.
“The posting of posters on bridges, road demarcations; street light poles, round-abouts and public buildings remain prohibited.
“That every campaign material and advert forms such as posters, public address systems, Banners, Fliers, Buntings, T-shirts, caps and sundries must be duly approved for after full payment of the requisite fee.
“That every billboard must be displayed through a registered advertising practitioner after the advertising content has been vetted by the APCON.”
The statement added that the statutory costs for out-of-home media and mobile advertising were pegged at N100,000 for 48 sheets billboards, N500,000 for spectacular billboards, N500,000 gantry displays; N100,000 for irregular-shaped billboards; N50,000 for branded vehicles; and N5,000 for Keke rear branding, respectively.