Presidential Aspirants To Pay N45m As APC Releases Timetable For Primaries

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the timetable for its primaries ahead of the general elections in 2019. The party made the announcement in a statement by its National Organising Secretary, Mr Emmanuel Ibediro. APC National Working Committee explained that the schedule was in line with the party’s guidelines for the conduct of primaries…”
Yusuf
September 5, 2018 11:56 am

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the timetable for its primaries ahead of the general elections in 2019.

The party made the announcement in a statement by its National Organising Secretary, Mr Emmanuel Ibediro.

APC National Working Committee explained that the schedule was in line with the party’s guidelines for the conduct of primaries for the forthcoming polls as approved by its National Executive Committee (NEC).

The presidential primary is scheduled to hold on September 20 while governorship primaries will be conducted on September 25.

According to the timetable, members of the party aspiring to contest for the presidency are to pay N40m and N5m for the nomination and expression of interest forms respectively.

Similarly, governorship aspirants will pay N22.5m for the forms while the those vying for the Senate, House of Representatives, and House of Assembly seats are to purchase the forms for N7m, N3.85m, and N850,000 respectively.

The APC said all payments should be made in full directly into its designated bank accounts.

The sale of forms will be followed by the APC Nationwide Congresses to elect delegates for other primaries.

However, the presidential primary will be decided by the direct system as adopted at the party’s NEC meeting.

See the schedule released by the APC below;

 

SCHEDULE / TIMETABLE OF ACTIVITIES  

 

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) announces the commencement of our Nomination process as follows;

 

  

S/N

  

DATE

  

EVENT

  

ACTIVITY

 

1.

Wednesday 5th – Monday 10thSeptember, 2018Sale of Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms for Elective Offices 

Sale of Forms to Aspirants for all Elective Offices

 

2.

Wednesday 12th  September, 2018 

Nationwide Congresses

 

To elect Delegates

 

 

3.

Thursday 13th – Friday 14thSeptember, 2018 

 

Appeals

 

Appeals arising from Congresses.

 

 

4.

Saturday 15th   – Tuesday 18th  September, 2018 

 

Screening of Aspirants

 

Screening of all Aspirants that have Purchased Forms

 

 

5.

Wednesday 19th  – Thursday 20th, September, 2018 

 

Appeals

Appeals arising from the conduct of Screening of Aspirants
 

6.

Thursday 20th

September, 2018

 

Presidential Primary

To elect Presidential Candidate; Direct Primary
  

 

S/N

  

 

DATE

  

 

EVENT

  

 

ACTIVITY

 

 

 

7.

 

Saturday 22nd

September, 2018

 

 

Appeals

Appeals arising from the conduct of Presidential Primary
 

 

8.

Tuesday 25th, September, 2018 

 

Governorship Primaries

To elect candidates for Governorship Elections
 

 

9.

Wednesday 26th  – Thursday 27th  September, 2018 

 

Appeals

 

Appeals arising from Governorship Primaries

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.            

 

 

 

Thursday 27thSeptember, 2018

 

 

Saturday 29thSeptember, 2018

Legislative Primaries

 

 

i. Senate

 

 

 

 

 

iii. House of Reps

 

 

To elect Candidates for Senatorial elections and for House of Representatives elections.

 

 

11.

 

Friday 28th – Sunday 30thSeptember, 2018

 

 

Appeals

 

Appeals arising from all Legislative Primaries

 

 

 

12.

 

 

Tuesday 2ndOctober, 2018

 

House of Assembly  and FCT Area Council Primaries

 

To elect State House of Assembly and Area Council Candidates

 

 

 

13.

 

Wednesday 3rd October, 2018

 

 

Appeals

Appeals arising from the conduct of House of Assembly Primaries
 

 

 

14.

 

Saturday 6th  October, 2018

 

National Convention (Presidential)

 

To ratify/ elect Presidential Candidate

 

PURCHASE OF FORMS

 

  • All interested aspirants for Presidential, Governorship, Senate and House of Representatives elections are to purchase their forms from the National Secretariat, Blantyre Street Wuse II – Abuja.

 

  • All interested aspirants for State of House of Assembly are to purchase their forms at their respective State Party Secretariat or the National Secretariat.

 

All payments should be made in full directly into the designated bank accounts of the All Progressives Congress as follows;

 

 S/N NAME OF BANK ACCOUNT NUMBERS
1.Guaranty Trust Bank Plc.013-727-6795
2.Zenith Bank Plc.101-379-6249
3.Zenith Bank Plc.101-367-8040
4.Zenith Bank Plc.101-400-8105
5.United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc.101-804-5285
6.Access Bank Plc.069-298-8080
7.Unity Bank Plc.002-312-2431

 

  1. HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
  • Expression of Interest N100,000.00
  • Nomination N750,000.00

N850,000.00

 

  1. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Expression of Interest N 350,000.00
  • Nomination N3,500,000.00

N3,850,000.00

 

  1. SENATE
  • Expression of Interest N1,000,000.00
  • Nomination N6,000,000.00

N7,000,000.00

 

  1. GOVERNORSHIP
  • Expression of Interest N 2,500,000.00
  • Nomination N20,000,000.00

N22,500,000.00

 

  1. PRESIDENCY
  • Expression of Interest N 5,000,000.00
  • Nomination N40,000,000.00

N45,000,000.00

 

  • There shall be no separate charge for deputy

 

  • Female Aspirants and Physically Challenged Aspirants 50% of the prescribed fees for each position.

 

MODALITIES FOR THE COLLECTION AND SUBMISSION OF FORMS

 

  

S/N

  

CATEGORY

  

COLLECTION

  

SUBMISSION

 

1.

 

Presidential

 

National Secretariat, Abuja

 

National Secretariat, Abuja

 

2.

 

Governorship

 

National Secretariat, Abuja

 

National Secretariat, Abuja

 

3.

Senate and House of Representatives 

National Secretariat, Abuja

 

National Secretariat, Abuja

 

4.

 

House of Assembly

State Secretariat or National Secretariat, Abuja 

National Secretariat, Abuja

CLOSING

All forms are to be collected and submitted on or before Wednesday 12thSeptember, 2018

SIGNED

EMMA IBEDIRO ESQ.

NATIONAL ORGANIZING SECRETARY

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