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APC Releases Schedule Of Activities For FCT Area Councils Election, Cuts Down Cost Of Forms For Women

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday, released the time-table and schedule of activities for the conduct of Area Councils Election in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

This was contained in a statement issued by Prof. Al-Mustapha, Ussiju Medaner, Director, Organisation
APC.

He said the release was in accordance
with the provisions of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) guidelines.

According to him, the Notice of Election to the F.C.T. Chapter was Wednesday 31st March, 2021 while Sale of Forms would start between Wednesday 7th – Tuesday 13th April, 2021 at the APC National Secretariat.

He further said the last day for Submission of Completed Forms and accompanying documents would be 13th April, 2021 also at the APC National Secretariat.

Screening of aspirants, he disclosed would hold on Thursday 15th April, 2021, while publication of claims and objections would be Monday 16th March, 2021.

Screening Appeals would be Saturday 17th April, 2021 while primary election would be Monday 19th April, 2021

Election Appeal, he also disclosed would be Wednesday 21st April, 2021.

For the financial implications for the forms, he said, “Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms cost N550,000 and N110,000 respectively for the Chaimanship and Councillorship positions.

“Female Aspirants and Physically Challenged Aspirants are to pay 50% of the prescribed fees for each position.”

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