Date set for APC presidential candidate

The All Progressives Congress (APC) will pick its presidential
candidate on September 20, the party announced yesterday.
It also fixed N45 million as nomination fees for aspirants to the
highest office in the country.
In the guidelines for the primaries released yesterday in line with
the approval by the National Executive Commmittee (NEC),
governorship primary will hold on September 25, senatorial primary
is fixed for September 27 and House of Representatives for
September 29. The House of Assembly primary has been fixed for
October 2.
Nomination forms will go on sale from today till September 10.
They will be available at the state ooffices and at the national
All forms are to be returned to the national secretariat by
September 12. Nationwide congresses to elect delegates to the
national convention to pick the presidential candidate will also hold
on September 12.
Nomination fees are: Governorship (N22.5milion) Senatorial
(N7million), House of Representatives (3.85 millio) and House of
Assembly (N850,000).
However, female aspirants and the physically-challenged who
usually enjoy free nomination form are expected to pay half of the
nomination fees for the office they are aspiring to.
However, while the guidelines and timetable are specific that the
presidential candidate will emerge through direct primary, it is
silent on the mode for other positions.

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  1. Good post

  2. This APC self

  3. gud info

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