The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday announced that the sale of expression of interest and nomination forms for members who wishes to contest elective positions in 2019 under the party would begin today.
Aspirants who are interested in contesting the presidential election under the APC would pay the sum of N45million (N5million for expression of interest form and N40million for nomination form).
Aspirants interested in governorship election would pay N22.5million (N2.5million for expression of interest form and N20million for nomination form).
Those interested in Senate and House of Representatives would pay N7million (N1million expression of interest form and N6million for nomination form) and N3.85million (N350,000 for expression of interest form and N3.5million for the nomination form) respectively.
Female and physically disabled aspirants would however enjoy 50 percent discount on the fees.
The sales of the form would end on September 10, which is in exactly 5 days time.
The presidential primary would be conducted on September 20, while the governorship primary will hold on September 26.
“The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in line with the provisions of our Party’s Guidelines for the conduct of Party Primaries for the 2019 General Elections as approved by the National Executive Committee (NEC).
“Wednesday 5th – Monday 10th September, 2018, Sale of Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms for Elective Offices”
“Thursday 13th – Friday 14th September, 2018- Appeals arising from Congresses.
Saturday 15th – Tuesday 18th September, 201, Screening of Aspirants that have Purchased Forms, Wednesday 19th – Thursday 20th, September, 2018,
Appeals arising from the conduct of Screening of Aspirants.
“Thursday 20th September, 2018, Presidential Primary; Direct Primary. Saturday 22nd September, 2018, Appeals arising from the conduct of Presidential Primary. Tuesday 25th, September, 2018, Governorship Primaries. Wednesday 26th – Thursday 27th September, 201, Appeals arising from Governorship Primaries
“Thursday 27th September, 2018 Saturday 29th September, 2018, Legislative Primaries; to elect Candidates for Senatorial elections and for House of Representatives elections. Friday 28th – Sunday 30th September, 201, Appeals arising from all Legislative Primaries
“Tuesday 2nd October, 2018 House of Assembly and FCT Area Council Primaries to elect State House of Assembly and Area Council Candidates.
Wednesday 3rd October, 2018, appeals arising from the conduct of House of Assembly Primaries. Saturday 6th October, 2018, National Convention (Presidential); to ratify/ elect Presidential Candidate,” the ruling party said.
The APC listed bank accounts where payments for these forms should be made in full;
“The designated bank accounts of the All Progressives Congress as follows;
Guaranty Trust Bank Plc- 013-727-6795
Zenith Bank Plc- 101-379-6249
Zenith Bank Plc- 101-367-8040
Zenith Bank Plc-101-400-8105
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc- 101-804-5285
Access Bank Plc- 069-298-8080
Unity Bank Plc- 002-312-2431.”