By-elections: APC pegs senatorial forms at N7m

The All Progressive Congress has pegged expression of interest and nomination forms for senatorial aspirants on its platform at N7 million each ahead of the forthcoming legislative by-elections.

While aspirants for House of Assembly are to purchase same forms for N850, 000 each while female and physically challenged aspirants are to pay 50 per cent of the prescribed fees for each position.

These details were contained in APC’s time-table and schedule of activities for conduct of the 2020 concurrent legislative by-elections across 8 States at the weekend by the Director of Organisation, Professor Medaner Ussiju Al-Mustapha in Abuja.

Last week, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fixed the by-elections for Saturday October 31, 2020.

The electoral body said vacancies have occurred in Federal and State Assemblies owing to resignations or death of members with 12 constituencies across eight States of the Federation affected.

The APC commenced sales of nomination and expression of interest forms from August 15th to 23rd while completed forms and accompanying documents are to be submitted on Monday 24th August, 2020.

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