Electoral Commission to audit political parties in Seychelles to monitor use of funds

The Seychelles’ Electoral Commission plans to audit the expenses of political parties receiving funds for their activities, a top official says.

The interim electoral commissioner, Bernard Elisabeth, said that political parties receive money every quarter depending on the number of seats they have in the National Assembly.

“The money is disbursed every three months in a year to ensure that a follow up is done by the Commission. Some political parties are even receiving 800,000 rupees every three months,” added Elisabeth.

There are 11 parties registered with the Electoral Commission….
Source: Seychelles News Agency