2023: APC announces date for presidential primaries, adopts indirect method


The All Progressives Congress, APC, has announced dates for its convention for the Presidential primary election.

APC announced May 30 to June 1 as dates for its “special convention” for Presidential Primaries.

During its National Executive Committee, NEC, meeting, the ruling party also approved 50 percent discount on nomination forms for all youth below the age of 40 years.

The ruling APC also announced the cost of nomination forms for other political offices.

State House Of Assembly form goes for N2 million, House of Representatives, N10 million; Senate, N20 million; while governorship goes for N50 million.

The ruling party scheduled the governorship primaries for May 18, the States House of Assembly primaries to hold on May 20, the House of Representatives will take place May 22, and Senate May 24, 2022.

Other resolutions by the NEC include; a decision on the mode of primaries.

NEC adopted indirect primaries which means that delegates will decide the flag bearers of the party.