The All Progressives Congress, (APC), has released a schedule of activities for the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.
The Independent National Electoral Commission earlier this year released the timetable for the conduct of governorship elections in the two states.
The party, in a statement issued on Tuesday by its National Organising Secretary, Emma Ibediro, said the schedule is in line with the provision of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) guidelines.
“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,” Ibediro said.
The statement however listed the schedule of activities of the party as follow:
1. Sale of Forms (APC National Secretariat)
Wednesday: 10th July – Tuesday 20th August, 2019
2. Last Day for Submission of Completed Forms (APC National Secretariat): Wednesday 21st August, 2019
3. Screening of Aspirants: Thursday 22nd August 2019
4. Screening Appeal: Friday 23rd August, 2019
5. Primary Election: Thursday 29th August, 2019
6. Election Appeal: Monday 2nd September, 2019
PURCHASE OF FORMS
A. Expression of Interest – N2,500,000.00
Nomination – N20,000,000.00 = N22,500,000.00
B. There shall be no separate charge for deputy
C. Female Aspirants and Physically Challenged Aspirants 50% of the prescribed fees for each position.
D. All payments should be made in full directly into the designated bank accounts of the All Progressives Congress.
The governorship elections in the states have been fixed for later this year.