19 August 2021
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THE All Progressives Congress on Wednesday released a time-table and schedule of activities for the September 4TH , Local Government s Ward Congresses.
This was contained in a notice titled “APC Schedules Local Government Area Congresses for September 4, which was signed by the party’s National Secretary, Senator John Akpanudoedehe.
It read in part, “Pursuant to the provisions of Article 11:A sub-section (i-xiii), and Article 17(i) of the APC Constitution, the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee has approved the guidelines and the conduct of Congresses across Local Government Areas stipulated in Sections 156 of the Electoral Act and in parts I & II of the first schedule of the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria (as amended).”
The notice further read, “Purchase of Forms for Ward, Local Government/Area Councils and State Congresses: 18th August – 28th August, 2021, Screening of Aspirants to LGA Party Positions: 31st August – 2nd September, 2021, LGA Congresses (including 3-Man delegates to National Convention): 4th September, 2021, Appeals Arising from LGA Congresses: 6th – 11th September, 2021.
“Nomination forms for the position of Local Government Chairman cost N25,000; Local Government Vice Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer cost N15,000. Other Offices cost N10, 000.
“Female Aspirants and Physically Challenged Aspirants are to pay 50 per cent of the prescribed fees for each position.”