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Just in: APC fixes June 22, July 20 for Edo, Ondo guber primaries

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Announces N22.5m for nomination and expression of interest form

 

Ahead of the governorship polls in Ondo and Edo States, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced June 22 and July 20 for its governorship primaries in the two states.

 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had announced its preparedness to conduct the Edo and Ondo governorship elections on Sept. 19 and Oct. 10, 2020 respectively in a Timetable and Schedule of Activities released on Feb. 6.

 

INEC had said it would stick to its timetable and schedule of activities regarding the elections.

“The commission deliberated extensively on a Policy Framework that will guide its operations, activities and engagements with critical stakeholders in view of the COVID-19 Pandemic and its impact on the electoral process in Nigeria.

 

“ Based on this, the Commission will on Thursday 21st May 2020 issue a Policy Framework for engagement with stakeholders, the conduct of the two ends of tenure governorship elections, outstanding bye-elections and future electoral activities,’’ the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee of INEC, Dr Festus Okoye, said in a statement on Tuesday.

 

APC in a notice by its National Organizing Secretary, Mr Emma Ibediro, put the cost of nomination and expression of interest forms at N22.5 million.

 

The party did not state any separate charge for running mates, female and physically challenged aspirants, who were given a 50 per cent rebate.

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