Technocrat Media, Abuja
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has fixed the prices for nomination and expression of interest forms.
PDP national publicity secretary, Debo Ologunagba made the disclosure on Wednesday after the joint meeting of the board of trustees (BOT) and the national executive committee (NEC) of the PDP.
He said the sale of forms for aspirants into elective positions is expected to commence on Thursday, March 17.
Mr Ologunagba said aspirants interested in contesting the presidential election on the platform of the party will get the nomination form for N35 million He noted that the party has set aside a 50 percent discount for youths aged between 25 and 30.
“NEC approved a 50% reduction in nomination fees for youths aged 25 to 30 years for various elective positions. NEC also approved the commencement of sale of expression of interest and nomination forms from Thursday, March 17, 2022,” a communique issued after the meeting reads.
“The following amounts for the forms were approved by NEC: State House of Assembly – Expression of Interest – N100,000; Nomination Form – N500,000; (ii) House of Representatives – Expression of Interest – N500,000; Nomination Form N2,000,000; (iii) Senate – Expression of Interest – N500,000; Nomination Form N3,000,000; (iv) Governorship – Expression of Interest – N1,000,000; Nomination Form – N20,000,000; (v) President – Expression of Interest – N5,000,000; Nomination Form – N35,000,000.
“NEC also approved the establishment of a 37-member zoning committee to make recommendations for the zoning of various elective positions for the 2023 general elections.”
On zoning arrangement, the PDP spokesman added that the NEC has also approved the establishment of a 37-member committee to make recommendations for the zoning of various elective positions for the 2023 elections.
He said the committee has two weeks to submit its report to NEC.
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