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APC Releases Timetable For Lere House of Representatives By-election In Kaduna State

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the timetable and schedule of activities for the conduct of the House of Representatives  by-election for the  Lere Federal Constituency of Kaduna State.

This was disclosed in a statement issued by the APC Director of Organisation, Professor Al-Mustapha Ussiju Medaner in Abuja.

According to Ussiju Medaner, the party took the measure in accordance with the provisions of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) guidelines.

He said the schedule of activities started with Notice of Election to the State Chapter the APC on Thursday 8th July, 2021 while sales of Forms  at the APC National Secretariat will start on Friday 9th and end on Monday 12th July, 2021.

He further said the schedule indicate that the last day for submission of completed Forms and accompanying documents at the APC National Secretariat is Monday 12th July, 2021 before close of office at 5.00 pm.

He said, “Screening of Aspirants is scheduled to be conducted on Tuesday, 13th July, 2021 while the publication of claims and objections is fixed for  Thursday 15th July, 2021.

“Screening Appeals would be conducted on  Friday, 16th July, 2021 and Primary Election will hold on Sunday 18th July, 2021, to be followed by Election Appeal on Thursday,  22nd July, 2021.

“The Expression of Interest form costs N350,000 and the nomination form costs N3, 500, 000, totaling N3, 850, 000. Female aspirants and Physically Challenged Aspirants  are to pay only  50 per cent of the prescribed fees.”

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