Kogi And Bayelsa Elections: APGA Begins Sale Of Forms To Aspirants

Kogi And Bayelsa Elections: APGA Begins Sale Of Forms To Aspirants

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has released the official price for its gubernatorial form in Kogi and Bayelsa states as they prepare for elections in both states. 

Speaking through its national director of publicity, Ifeanyi Ogbuejiofor, the party said the form will cost 1.5 million. Expression of interest form costs N500,000 while the nomination form is sold for N1 million by the party.

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He told National Mirror that the sale of the forms commenced yesterday, August 24, at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja. He also expressed the party's willingness to participate in the elections in both states, while assuring that the party would field good candidates for the polls.

Ogbuejiofor also revealed that the date of the primary elections would be made public after the party concludes the sale of forms to their prospective aspirants.

“Before now, many persons indicated interest to contest in the elections in both states and I hope that now that the party is ready, they will come for the forms,” he said.

Just recently, thousands of aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party dumped the party for the APGA in Anambra state, even as the governor of Anambra state, Willie Obiano has expressed his satisfaction concerning the recent developments in the party owing to its numerical strength and exploits.

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In a related development, Sanjo Olawuyi, the former publicity secretary of APGA, Lagos state chapter has said that the future of the All Progressives Congress is barren with the acceptance of defected members of the PDP to the party.

Source: Legit.ng

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