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PDP releases timetable for Edo gov election



The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has released its schedule of activities ahead of the Edo State governorship election.

The timetable which was signed by the party’s National Organising Secretary, Umar Bature, was released on Thursday after a joint meeting of the Board of Trustees and National Executive Committee of the party at its headquarters in Abuja.

According to the timetable, the party’s congress where its governorship candidate will emerge will hold on February 22, 2024.

The PUNCH reports that aspirants interested in contesting the governorship election will get the nomination form for N21 million, while youths aged between 25 and 30 will get a 50 percent discount on the nomination form fees.

According to the schedule of activities, registration of old and new members will hold between November 16 and December 7.

December 14 is the last date for submission of ward register to the Directorate of Organisation and Mobilisation while stakeholders’ consultative meeting with the National Working Group will hold between December 19 and 20.

Sales of expression of interest and ad-hoc forms for all offices is slated for January 10-16 while  January 17 is the last day for the submission of already completed expression of interest and ad-hoc forms.

The screening of aspirants for the governorship seat by the National Working Committee will hold on January 18, 2024

Sales of the nomination forms to aspirants who completed and submitted their expression of interest form is slated for January 19- 25 while January 27 is the last date for submission of already completed nomination form.

February 22 is for the governorship primary while February 24 is for the appeal on the governorship primary.

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