PDP approves election schedule and sets presidential nomination form at N40 million

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has approved the party’s guidelines, schedule and activity schedule for the 2023 general election. The party’s national publicity secretary, Debo Ologunagba, revealed this while reading the statement issued at the end of the party’s 95th NEC meeting in Abuja on Wednesday. Mr. Ologunagba said that the NEC also approved N40 million for nomination and expression of interest forms for the presidential election. He said the decision was made after extensive deliberations on issues of urgent national importance, as well as preparations for the 2023 general election. “In preparation for the 2023 General Election, NEC approved the PDP Election Guidelines for conducting primary elections “NEC approved the PDP schedule and schedule of activities for the 2023 general election. “The following quantities for the forms have been approved by the NEC: “State House of Assembly – Expression of Interest at N100,000 and Nomination Form at N500,000. “House of Representatives- Expression of Interest -N500,000; Nomination Form-N2,000,000. “For the Senate: Expression of Interest -N500,000, Nomination Form N3,000,000. “Government – ​​expression of interest – N1,000,000, while the Nomination Form is N20,000,000. “President: expression of interest form: N5,000,000 and nomination form: N35,000,000,” he said. He revealed that the NEC has also approved a 50 percent reduction in nomination fees for 25-30 year olds for various elective positions. “NEC has also approved the start of the sale of expression of interest and nomination forms beginning Thursday, March 17, 2022,” it said. Mr. Ologunagba added that the party has also approved the establishment of a 37-member Zoning Committee to make recommendations for the zoning of various elective posts for the 2023 general election. The PDP spokesman, who said the committee had two weeks to present its reports, noted that committee members would come from the states. Mr. Ologunagba said that the NEC expressed confidence in the NWC’s ability to lead the PDP to win presidential elections, most state governors and most seats in the National and State Assemblies. On the state of the nation, he said that NEC strongly condemned the problem of corruption and callousness resulting in worsening insecurity and agonizing economic hardship in the country. He said that the NEC also condemned the corruption in the government that was responsible for the unbearable fuel crisis and the collapse of the national grid that paralyzed economic and social activities in the country. “NEC notes that Nigerians now look to the PDP for a solution and as such urged all Party members to remain united in the PDP mission to rescue and rebuild our country from APC misrule,” said Mr Ologunagba. . (YAYA) Read More Related News Here Let here it in the comment below if you do have an opinion on this; PDP approves election schedule and sets presidential nomination form at N40 million