APC commences sale of nomination forms today


The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced that the party’s sale of Nomination and Expression of Interest forms will begin on Tuesday.

The sale of forms ought to have commenced last Saturday, but was postponed till today following the inability of the contractor to deliver the forms.

The party’s presidential candidates are expected to pay N100 million to buy the expression of interest and nomination forms, while governorship hopefuls will pay N50 million.

The price of forms for persons seeking to contest for seats in state houses of assembly was pegged at N2 million, while the house of representatives is N10 million and the senate is N20 million.

The party fixed May 10 as the last day for the submission of completed forms.

The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Felix Morka confirmed to newsmen yesterday that the sale of forms will start today.

According to him, “We are set to commence sale tomorrow (Tuesday). The guideline for the exercise will soon be released on our platform. While the forms for the State House of Assembly will be sold at the State level nationwide, others will be sold here at the national secretariat.”

The ruling party also said aspirants for the state houses of assembly and governorship will be screened on May 12; those aspiring to hold seats in the house of representatives and senate will be screened on May 13, and those seeking to clinch the party’s presidential ticket will be screened on May 14.

The primaries for governorship, state houses of assembly, house of representatives, and senate are May 18, 20, 22 and 24, respectively.

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