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APC governorship aspirants in Ondo, Edo to pay N22.5m



The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced that all governorship aspirants in Edo and Ondo State will pay N22.5 million as part of the requirements for contesting in the states’ governorship elections on Sept. 19 and Oct. 10.

This was disclosed in a timetable released in Abuja on Wednesday, by the APC National Organising Secretary Emma Ibediro

He said the party will begin the sale of forms to Edo governorship aspirants from May 20 to June 2, while the sale of forms for Ondo State will be from June 11 to July 1, 2020.

He disclosed that the price of forms for each aspirant in both states had been fixed at N22.5 million.

The fee includes N2.5 million for expression of interest form and N20 million for the nomination form.

“There shall be no separate charge for the deputy.

“Female aspirants and physically challenged aspirants will pay 50 percent of the prescribed fees for each position,” the statement read in part

Ibediro added that all payments should be paid into the party’s bank account.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the party’s Edo governorship primary election will hold on June 22, while that of Ondo State is to hold on July 20.

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