Politics

APC presidential aspirants to pay N45m, female aspirants get 50% discount

Presidential aspirants for the 2019 election in the All Progressives Congress will pay N45million to obtain the party’s Expression of Interest and Nomination forms, to stand a chance of contesting in the direct primary slated for 20 September. Mr Emma Ibediro, the National Organising Secretary of the APC revealed this in a schedule and timetable published Tuesday night in Abuja. The schedule lists the various fees that aspirants for all offices will pay and the dates of congresses and primaries for all the elective posts. It was approved by both the National Working Committee and the National Executive Committee of the party. For the presidential aspirants, the Expression of Interest form costs N5million and the Nomination form N40 million. The APC said there shall be no separate charge for the vice-presidential aspirants and also announced a 50 per cent discount for female and physically challenged aspirants, for all positions. Aspirants for the governorship posts would pay N22.5 million for both expression of Interest and the Nomination forms. While the latter costs N20 million, the expression of interest form costs N2.5 million. House of Assembly aspirants would pay N850,000.00. apc-pdp

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