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APC charges N22.5 million for Kogi, Bayelsa governorship forms 

Ahead of the November 16 governorship elections in Kogi and Edo states, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Tuesday put the price of expression of interest and nomination forms at N 22.5 million for aspirants seeking its governorship ticket.

Out of the N 22.5 million, N 2.5 million is for expression of interest form and N 20 million is for nomination form while female and physically challenged aspirants would pay 50% of the prescribed fees.

Emma Ibediro, APC National Organizing Secretary who announced this in statement said sale of forms begins Wednesday, July 10 and closes 20th August while primary elections hold August 29 in both Kogi and Bayelsa states.

“In line with the provision of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) guidelines, the All Progressives Congress (APC) hereby releases this time-table and schedule of activities for the conduct of the 2019 Governorship Primary Elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States.

“Sale of Forms (APC National Secretariat) Wednesday 10th July –Tuesday 20th August, 2019.
Last Day for Submission of Completed Forms (APC National Secretariat): Wednesday 21st August, 2019

“Screening of Aspirants :Thursday 22nd August 2019. Screening Appeal: Friday 23rdAugust, 2019. Primary Election: Thursday 29th August, 2019. Election Appeal: Monday 2ndSeptember, 2019”, Ibediro stated.