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ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS FIXES DATES FOR THE CONDUCT OF ITS PRIMARIES

ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS FIXES DATES FOR THE CONDUCT OF ITS PRIMARIES

 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has fixed May 30/31 as the proposed date for its presidential primary election.

It also proposed May 23 for the governorship primary.

The party, in a letter, addressed to Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

Mahmood Yakubu, , dated April 6, 2022 notified the election body of its dates and schedule of its primaries for the nomination of candidates for the 2023 elections.

The letter was signed by Iyiola Omisore, APC National Secretary.

The party also fixed the primary elections for states’ houses of assembly for May 11, the house of representatives will take place on May 16 while senatorial districts will hold on May 18.

“This serves as a formal notification, pursuant to the provisions of Section 85 of the Electoral Act 2010 as amended.

It called on the electoral umpire to  arrange for its officials to monitor the exercise accordingly.

The party will commence the sale of forms for the various elective positions on April 22 and end on May 7.

The APC also proposed that the expression of interest form for the states’ houses of assembly will cost N500,000, while the nomination form will cost N1,500,000.

For the house of representatives seats, the expression of interest form will cost N1 million and the nomination form will cost N4 million, while aspirants vying for senatorial seats will pay N2 million for the expression form and N8 million for the nomination form.

For governorship seats, the expression of interest form will cost N5 million and N25 million for the nomination form. For the presidential position, the expression of interest form will cost N5 million, while the nomination form is fixed for N40 million.

 

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