APC to sell forms for Ekiti,Osun governorship elections for #22.5 million

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday in Abuja, fixed the sales of Expression of Interest and Nomination forms for Ekiti and Osun governorship election at N22.5million.
Sen. John Akpanudodehe, National Secretary,APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC)said this in the party’s approved timetable and schedule of activities for the Ekiti and Osun governorship Elections.
He said while the nomination form would costs N20 million, the expression of interest form would costs N2.5 million, adding that female and physically challenged aspirants would pay 50 per cent of the prescribed fees.
He said party’s approved election timetable and schedule of activities for the election in the two states, was in accordance with the provisions of the amended Electoral Act 2010 and Independent National Electoral Commision (INEC) guidelines.
The APC scribe said sales of forms for Ekiti governorship election would begin at the party’s national secretariat on Tuesday Nov 16, 2021.
He added that last day for submission of completed forms and accompanying documents would be on Tuesday Jan. 11, 2022, while screening of aspirants would be on Thursday Jan. 13, 2022 .
Akpanudodehe said publication of claims and objections would be on  Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, while screening appeals would be be on Wednesday Jan. 19, 2022.
“Primary election will be on Saturday Jan.22, 2022, election appeal: Wednesday Jan.26, 2022.
“For Osun State, notice of election to the State Chapter will be on Wednesday Nov. 17, 2022, while sale of forms will begin at APC National Secretariat on Thursday November 18, 2021.
“Last day for submission of completed forms for Osun governorship election and accompanying documents at APC national secretariat will be on Friday Feb.18, 2022, while screening of aspirants will be Feb.22, 2022,” Akpanudodehe said.
He added that publication of claims and objections would be on Friday Feb. 25, 2022, while screening appeals would be on Monday Feb.28, 2022.
According to the approved election timetable and schedule of activities, primary election for Osun State would hold on Saturday March 5, 2022 while election appeal would be on Thursday March 10, 2022.
The Newsatlarge reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed June 18, 2022 for Ekiti governorship election and July 16, 2022 for the same exercise in Osun State.(https://newsatlarge.ng)

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