The ruling All Progressives Congress has announced plans to commence the sale of forms for its national congresses.
The development was disclosed by the director of the organisation, Prof Al-Mustapha Medaner, on Sunday.
Medaner in the statement released said the decision was in line with the approval of Governor Mai Mala Buni-led APC Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the party.
He further stated that the purchase of forms for ward congresses would start from July 1 to July 7, while the inauguration of wards and local government congresses, screening and screening appeals committee would hold on July 10.
Medaner added that the screening of the ward positions would start from July 12 to July 16, while the inauguration of the ward and local government congresses and congresses appeals committee would hold on July 19 and ward congresses on July 24.
He said the party has set July 26 to July 29 to entertain appeals from the ward congresses.
Medaner said: “Purchase of forms for the local government positions will be from July 26 to July 30 and screening of aspirants for local government party positions will be from July 19 to July 26.”
The APC Director said appeals from local government congresses would be entertained from August 16 to August 20.
He said the sales of forms for state executives positions would occur from August 23 to August 27, while the inauguration of the screening appeals committee for state executives would hold on August 30.
“Screening of aspirants for state executives will be from Sept.6 to September 8 and appeals arising from screening for state executives will be held from September 12 to September 15.
“State congresses will hold on September 18 and appeals arising from state congresses will hold from September 19 to September 21.
“By this notice, aspirants will purchase forms as follows: ward chairman – N10, 000; ward vice-chairman, secretary and treasurer – N5,000, other offices – N 2,000.
“Local government chairman – N25,000, local government vice chairman, secretary and treasurer – N15,000.00; other offices – N10, 000,” he said.
Medaner said female and physically challenged aspirants would pay 50 per cent of the prescribed fees for each position.