The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced new rates for its various nomination forms including that of the presidency ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The ruling political party also announced its activities that would culminate in the exercise. According to a terse statement from the party, it said its expression of interest form for the presidential election would now sell for N45 million down from the initial N55 million that was earlier speculated.
The party also announced that its governorship election forms would now cost N22.5 million while that of the Senate will cost N7 million.
Also, its House of Representatives forms would cost N3.85 million while those of the House of Assembly will sell for N850,000.
The party also said that all female aspirants and those who are physically challenged would have a 50 percent cut in the purchase of each of the forms for elective positions.
Nigeria daily times earlier reported that the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) proposed N55 million for the nomination and expression of interest forms for its presidential ticket. Moreover, the national leadership of the ruling party proposed N22.5 million for its governorship ticket.
However, the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party has rejected the proposals, as the NWC was asked to go and review the proposition downward. In the proposal, the nomination form for the presidency costs N50 million, while the expression of interest form goes for N5 million.
For the governorship ticket of the party, the nomination fee costs N20 million, while the expression of interest form cost N2.5 million.