The All Progressives Congress (APC) has scheduled Local Government Area Congresses for the party, pursuant to the provisions of Article 11:A sub-section (i-xiii), and Article 17(i) of the APC.
This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday by the National Secretary, APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe.
Akpanudoedehe said the Congresses would be held on Saturday, 4th September, 2021.
He also said the party has begun the sale of forms for the congresses.
His statement reads, “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.”
He further revealed that nomination forms for the position of Local Government Chairman would cost N25,000; Local Government Vice Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer would cost N15,000. Other Offices would cost N10, 000.
According to him, female aspirants and Physically Challenged Aspirants are to pay 50% of the prescribed fees for each position.