Nomination forms for APC Kogi, Bayelsa Primary elections to go for N22.5m

Nomination forms for APC Kogi, Bayelsa Primary elections  to go for N22.5m
July 09 17:19 2019 Print This Article

Governorship aspirants wishing to contest in the forth coming primaries in Kogi and Bayelsa states would have to cough out a whooping amount of N22.5m to purchase the nomination forms, so says the The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday.

This party also released time-table and schedule of activities for the conduct of the 2019 governorship primary elections in both states.

The information was contained in a statement by Emma Ibediro, the party’s National Organising Secretary.

It said APC’s action was in line with provision of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) guidelines.

The statement read: “Sale of Forms (APC National Secretariat)- Wednesday 10th July – Tuesday 20th August, 2019

“Last Day for Submission of Completed Forms (APC National Secretariat) – Wednesday 21st August, 2019

“Screening of Aspirants – Thursday 22nd August 2019

“Screening Appeal – Friday 23rd August, 2019

“Primary Election – Thursday 29th August, 2019

“Election Appeal – Monday 2nd September, 2019

“Expression of Interest – N2,500,000.00

“Nomination – N20,000,000.00”.

The statement said there shall be no separate charge for deputy, while female aspirants and physically-challenged aspirants shall pay 50 per cent of the prescribed fees for each position.

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